Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Shelter"

The meaning of "Shelter" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does shelter in place mean?
A: It is an official order issued during an emergency. When it is given, people have to stay in the building that they are already in and are not allowed to leave unless absolutely necessary.
Q: What does There's no shelter no escape twisting the forces of destiny mean?
A: In this case I think they mean changing or altering but twisting can have many meanings
To get it twisted- to misunderstand
He was a twisted man- he was evil
Q: What does shelters mean?
A: noun = refugios

verb = (él/ella) cobija
Q: What does "We build our own shelter" mean?
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Q: What does makeshift shelters mean? mean?
A: simple, quick, easy, or portable shelter

Example sentences using "Shelter"

Q: Please show me example sentences with shelter.
A: The refugees found a shelter to themselves.
The cat stabile in a shelter in rainy knight.
Q: Please show me example sentences with shelter.
A: I'm on my way to the shelter, I can shelter you from harm, the shelter is that way, I live in a homeless shelter.
Q: Please show me example sentences with shelters.
A: I adopted my dog from the animal shelter.

This small, restricted environment shelters a myriad of sea creatures found nowhere else on Earth.

Synonyms of "Shelter" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between shelter you and protect you ?
A: protect you - is keeping someone safe
shelter you - is providing a refuge, a safehaven. or in abstract "shield them from harm or influence".
Q: What is the difference between shelter and sanctuary ?
A: Shelter just means any place to be safe - either from the weather, or from danger. For example, a homeless shelter is a place homeless people can stay so they're not sleeping out in the street. A women's shelter is a place women can go to get away from abusive relationships.

Sanctuary originally meant a sacred place, such as a shrine or temple. Churches and other religious organizations would offer people protection, even from the police. Sanctuary also implies serenity and help from the people in the sanctuary.

The concept of shelter feels very thin (if that makes any sense). A tent can be shelter. A sanctuary is a place to be truly safe. If you're looking for a word to describe a place to rest and recharge, sanctuary is your word!
Q: What is the difference between shelter and sanctuary and asylum ?
A: Depending on the circumstance, these words could mean a multitude of things.

Shelter, in the literal sense, is shelter from a negative aspect. Whether that aspect is homelessness, actually shielding yourself from something, or sheltering your emotions. Theoretically, it could also be used in self expression. For example, “Please come with me, you’ll be my shelter.” A thing to note, is that for most of the use of the word shelter is to imply temporary situation.

Sanctuary can be used for both permanent and temporary situations. As a final safe haven after a long journey. A sanctuary could be the safe place a main character is fighting to get to. Or a place of aspiration that’ll seemingly give all that is needed. An example could be, “The City has so much to offer, and is a great area to move. It’s like a sanctuary.”

Finally, asylum. It can be used in many different ways. Asylum is in reference to someone helping another with a place to stay and possible caring for them, but this definition can differ. It is most likely not something sought after but more stumbled upon. An example could be, “Please, I am in need of asylum, I am hurt.” Out of all the words, asylum is word that has the most lenient in definition. In my personal experience, most only use the word asylum in reference to mad houses and the like, but then again, that’s based on your surroundings.

Hope that helped! 💕
Q: What is the difference between shelter and sanctuary ?
A: "We need to find shelter from this storm."
"We need sanctuary from this storm."
"Let's knock on that door and ask for sanctuary."
"Let's knock on that door and ask for shelter."

They are interchangeable, but sanctuary is the word used when you want protection in and from a church.
Q: What is the difference between shelter and refuge ?
A: A "shelter" is like a building/structure that provides physical protection from weather elements (like rain), natural disasters (like tsunamis), and/or other large-scale threats/dangers (like bombs).

"Refuge" does not refer specifically to a building or structure; it refers to the state of being safe/protected.

To "seek refuge" is to look for somewhere that is safe/protected (example: "he was looking for a shelter to seek refuge in").

Someone can seek refuge because of a personal threat/danger. For example, if a person is in another country and his/her life is in danger, he/she can seek refuge in their home country's embassy for temporary safety/protection.

Translations of "Shelter"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 【We took shelter from the storm in a bam.】(What does “bam” mean? I don’t know what’s a bam.)
A: It's not "bam" it's "barn". It's a building on a farm for housing animals. Photo attached.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? shelter
A: Shelter.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? shelter
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Other questions about "Shelter"

Q: I need to find a shelter
I need to find shelter

which one is correct?
A: I need to find a shelter --> I need to find an animal shelter, homeless shelter, etc. A specific type of shelter.

I need to find shelter --> I need to find any place that provides shelter (keeps rain, snow, etc out). This can be a house, a bus station, a tree, etc
Q: Although he was living in a shelter with his son, he still viewed his life in positive terms and did not blame others or say, “ I can't”. does this sound natural?
A:

Although he was living in a shelter with his son, he still see his life in positive way and did not blame others or niether tell himself, “ I can't”.
Q: I'm taking shelter from a sudden shower now. does this sound natural?
A: It would sound better to say:
I'm taking shelter from a sudden rain shower now.
Q: I'm grateful that I have shelter. It protects me against sun, rain, and wind. does this sound natural?
A: Yes, you can use 'wind' without the -s here. But the preposition that goes with 'protect' is normally 'from'. So "It protects me from the sun, rain and wind."
'Against' is used when you're pushing back at something, physically or metaphorically.
Q: In the shelter , what are kind of foods in demand? does this sound natural?
A: What kinds of food are needed at the shelter?

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