Associations to the word «Refuge»

Wiktionary

REFUGE, noun. A state of safety, protection or shelter.
REFUGE, noun. A place providing safety, protection or shelter.
REFUGE, noun. Something or someone turned to for safety or assistance; a recourse or resort.
REFUGE, noun. An expedient to secure protection or defence.
REFUGE, noun. A refuge island.
REFUGE, verb. (intransitive) To return to a place of shelter.
REFUGE, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To shelter; to protect.
REFUGE ISLAND, noun. A raised platform or other protective barrier in the middle of a street crossing, allowing pedestrians to pause safely in the middle of the road.
REFUGE ISLANDS, noun. Plural of refuge island

Dictionary definition

REFUGE, noun. A safe place; "He ran to safety".
REFUGE, noun. Something or someone turned to for assistance or security; "his only recourse was the police"; "took refuge in lying".
REFUGE, noun. A shelter from danger or hardship.
REFUGE, noun. Act of turning to for assistance; "have recourse to the courts"; "an appeal to his uncle was his last resort".

Wise words

Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.
Victor Hugo