Translation of "shelter" - English-Spanish dictionary

shelter

noun uk /ˈʃel·tər/

a place that protects you from bad weather or danger

refugio, cobijo
a bomb shelter

[ no plural ] protection from bad weather or danger

refugio, abrigo
We took shelter from the rain in a doorway.
verb uk /ˈʃel·tər/

to go under a cover or inside a building to be protected from bad weather or danger, or to protect someone or something in this way

refugiar(se), cobijar(se)
We sheltered from the rain under a tree.
The tree sheltered us from the rain.

(Translation of “shelter” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

shelter

noun /ˈʃeltə/

protection against wind, rain, enemies etc

abrigo
We gave the old man shelter for the night.

a building etc designed to give such protection

albergue
a bus-shelter.
sheltered adjective

protected from harm and unpleasantness of all kinds

protegido
a sheltered existence.

(Translation of “shelter” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)