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Definitions of shelter:
  • noun:   a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
  • noun:   protective covering that provides protection from the weather
  • noun:   temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
  • noun:   a way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings
  • noun:   the condition of being protected
  • verb:   invest (money) so that it is not taxable
  • verb:   provide shelter for
    Example: "After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #60311)

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