Meaning of shelter

Definition of shelter

(noun) a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
protective covering that provides protection from the weather
the condition of being protected; "they were huddled together for protection"; "he enjoyed a sense of peace and protection in his new home"
a way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings
temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
(verb) provide shelter for; "After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people"
invest (money) so that it is not taxable

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