Refuge

(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Means of safety.
<- N
PARAG:Refuge->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ refuge
refuge
sanctuary
retreat
fastness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ acropolis
acropolis
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ keep
keep
last resort
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ ward
ward
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ prison
prison
&c. 752
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ asylum
asylum
ark
home
refuge for the destitute
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ almshouse
almshouse
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ hiding place
hiding place
&c.(ambush) 530
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ sanctum sanctorum
sanctum sanctorum
&c.(privacy) 893
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ roadstead
roadstead
anchorage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ breakwater
breakwater
mole
port
haven
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ harbor
harbor
harbor of refuge
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ seaport
seaport
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ pier
pier
jetty
embankment
quay
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ covert
covert
cover
shelter
screen
lee wall
wing
shield
umbrella
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ barrier
barrier
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ dashboard
dashboard
dasher
=>(U.S.)
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ wall
wall
&c.(inclosure) 232
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ fort
fort
&c.(defense) 717
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ anchor
anchor
kedge
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ grapnel
grapnel
grappling iron
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ sheet anchor
sheet anchor
killick
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ mainstay
mainstay
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ support
support
&c. 215
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ cheek
cheek
&c. 706
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ ballast
ballast
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ jury mast
jury mast
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ vent-peg
vent-peg
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ safety valve
safety valve
blow-off valve
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ safety lamp
safety lamp
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ lightning rod
lightning rod
lightning conductor
GRP: \\ N \\ 7
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ means of escape
means of escape
&c.(escape) 671
lifeboat
swimming belt
cork jacket
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ parachute
parachute
plank
steppingstone
GRP: \\ N \\ 8
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ safeguard
safeguard
&c.(protection) 664
PARAG:Refuge->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ seek refuge
seek refuge
take refuge
find refuge
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ seek safety
seek safety
find safety
&c. 664
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ throw oneself into the arms of
throw oneself into the arms of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ break for taller timber
break for taller timber
=>(U.S.)
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ create a diversion
create a diversion

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  • refuge — [ r(ə)fyʒ ] n. m. • 1120; lat. refugium 1 ♦ (Personnes) Vx Soutien, sauveur. « Ce Dieu, depuis longtemps votre unique refuge » (Racine). 2 ♦ (1160 ) Mod. Lieu où l on se retire pour échapper à un danger ou à un désagrément, pour se mettre en… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • refuge — Refuge. s. m. Asyle, Retraite, Lieu où l on se sauve, pour estre en seureté. Refuge assuré. lieu de refuge. chercher un refuge. les Israelites avoient des villes de refuge. Il se dit fig. Des personnes. Vous estes mon refuge. tout mon refuge. mon …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Refuge — is a place or state of safety. Refuge may also refer to:Other uses*Area of refuge, a location in a building that may be used by occupants in the event of a fire *A place intended to shelter cultural property, in the context of the Hague… …   Wikipedia

  • Refuge — Ref uge (r?f ?j), n. [F. r[ e]fuge, L. refugium, fr. refugere to flee back; pref. re + figere. SEe {Fugitive}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Shelter or protection from danger or distress. [1913 Webster] Rocks, dens, and caves! But I in none of these Find… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • refuge — Refuge, Subsidium, Diffugium, Profugium, Refugium, Perfugium. Ton camp estoit le refuge et lieu de sauveté à tout le monde, Fugae portus erat in tuis castris, et subsidium salutis in tuo exercitu. Avoir son refuge au senat, Deuenire ad senatum.… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Refuge — (Синтра,Португалия) Категория отеля: Адрес: Rua José Inácio Couto, 102., 2710 652 Синтра, По …   Каталог отелей

  • refuge — I noun ark, asylum, citadel, covert, coverture, harbor, haven, hiding place, lee, perfugium, place of protection, place of safety, protection, receptaculum, refugium, resort, retreat, safe place, safety, sanctuary, security, shelter, stronghold… …   Law dictionary

  • refuge — (n.) late 14c., from O.Fr. refuge, from L. refugium a taking refuge, place to flee back to, from re back (see RE (Cf. re )) + fugere to flee (see FUGITIVE (Cf. fugitive)) + ium place for …   Etymology dictionary

  • refuge — [ref′yo͞oj] n. [OFr < L refugium < refugere, to retreat < re , back + fugere, to flee: see FUGITIVE] 1. shelter or protection from danger, difficulty, etc. 2. a person or thing that gives shelter, help, or comfort 3. a place of safety;… …   English World dictionary

  • Refuge — Ref uge (r?f ?j), v. t. To shelter; to protect. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • refuge — asylum, sanctuary, *shelter, cover, retreat Analogous words: safety, security (see corresponding adjectives at SAFE): stronghold, citadel, *fort, fortress: *harbor, haven, port …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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