Synonyms & Antonyms : Shelter





Shelter



( Verb )


Dig trenches to
shelter the men from gunfire.

Synonyms:

Guard

Protect

Screen

Defend

Shield

Contextual Examples:

India has recently deployed more troops to
guard its borders with Pakistan.

The hen-house needs to be
protected from the prowling foxes.

The atmosphere
screens the earth from infra-red rays coming from the sun.

Tom
defended his dog when it was attacked by a fox.

In a hot country men and women often wear large hats to
shied their heads from the sun.



Antonyms:

Betray

Expel

Reject

Surrender

Refuse

Expose

Contextual Examples:

Smugglers are the worst enemies of the country as they betray its
interests.

The government has decided to
expel the foreign spies caught red handed.

The boss has
rejected the demand of the employee for a rise in salary.

The culprit
surrendered to the police to save his life from the bullet shot.

America has
refused to hold parleys with Iran without any conditions.

The enemy spies, on being cross- examined, have
exposed their intention to run the terrorist movement in India.


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