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refuge

noun

1 refuge

A safe place.

synonym: safety.

Roget 664: safety, security, surety, impregnability; invulnerability, invulnerableness etc. adj.; danger past, danger over; storm blown over; coast clear; escape etc. ... show more



2 refuge

Something or someone turned to for assistance or security:
— Took refuge in lying.

synonyms: recourse, resort.

Dutch: toevlucht, uitweg

3 refuge

A shelter from danger or hardship.

synonyms: asylum, sanctuary.

Roget 666: refuge, sanctuary, retreat, fastness; acropolis; keep, last resort; ward; prison etc. 752; asylum, ark, ... show more

Dutch: asiel
Polish: azyl, enklawa, oaza

4 refuge

Act of turning to for assistance.

synonyms: recourse, resort.

Dutch: toevlucht


Moby thesaurus: alibi, apology, asylum, blind, bolt-hole, cache, citadel, cloak, color, concealment, corner, cover, cover story, cover-up, covert, coverture, cranny, cubby, cubbyhole, dark corner ... show more.

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