Synonyms of shelter in English:

shelter


See definition of shelter

noun

1‘the plants provide shelter for animals’

SYNONYMS
protection, shield, cover, a roof, screen, shade
safety, security, defence, refuge, sanctuary, asylum, safe keeping, safeguarding
ANTONYMS

danger, exposure

2‘the shelter has many dogs up for adoption’

SYNONYMS
sanctuary, place of shelter, refuge, accommodation, housing, home, place of safety, haven, safe haven, sanctum, safe house
harbour, port in a storm, ark
retreat, bolthole, foxhole, hiding place, hideaway, hideout, fastness
querencia

verb

1‘the hut sheltered him from the cold wind’

SYNONYMS
protect, keep safe, shield, cover, screen, shade, keep from harm, afford protection to, provide protection for, save, safeguard, wrap, cover for, preserve, conserve, defend, cushion, secure, guard, hedge
inoculate, insulate
ANTONYMS

endanger, expose

2‘the anchorage where convoys sheltered in bad weather’

SYNONYMS
take shelter, take refuge, seek protection, seek refuge, seek sanctuary, take cover
informal hole up