(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. refuge; port, retreat; haven, shelter; mole. —v. protect, shield, shelter; cherish, keep. See safety, arrival.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A place of refuge]
Syn. refuge, retreat, sanctuary; see shelter .
2. [A port]
Syn. anchorage, haven, roadstead, pier, breakwater, landing place, navigable bay, arm of the sea, harborage, inlet, jetty, embankment, wharf, mole; see also dock 1 .
1. [To protect]
Syn. shelter, provide refuge, secure; see defend 2 .
2. [To consider]
Syn. entertain, cherish, regard; see consider 1 .
3. [To keep hidden]
Syn. suppress, withhold, hold back; see hide 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
1. anchorage port, dock, pier, mooring, wharves, landing, bay, inlet, cove.
2. haven refuge, retreat, shelter, sanctuary, port, port in a storm.
1. shelter house, lodge, quarter, berth, hide, protect, secrete, conceal, cover, shield, guard.
2. to entertain in the mind hold, maintain, believe, cling to, foster, imagine, indulge, nurse.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun Something that physically protects, especially from danger: asylum, cover, covert, haven, protection, refuge, retreat, sanctuary, shelter. See ATTACK, SAFETY. II verb 1. To give refuge to: haven, house, shelter. See PROTECTION. 2. To provide with often temporary lodging: accommodate, bed (down), berth, bestow, billet, board, bunk1, domicile, house, lodge, put up, quarter, room. See PROTECTION. 3. To hold and turn over in the mind: bear, nourish, nurse. See THOUGHTS.

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