Meaning of “shelter” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb uk us /ˈʃeltər/
shelter from/in/under, etc sth

to go under a cover or inside a building to be protected from bad weather or danger:

They went under a tree to shelter from the rain.

[ T ] to provide cover or protection for someone:

Many households are already sheltering refugees.

(Definition of “shelter verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)