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Wordnet 3.0


1. protected from danger or bad weather;
- Example: "a sheltered harbor"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Shelter \Shel"ter\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sheltered; p. pr. & vb. n. Sheltering.] 1. To be a shelter for; to provide with a shelter; to cover from injury or annoyance; to shield; to protect. [1913 Webster] Those ruins sheltered once his sacred head. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] You have no convents . . . in which such persons may be received and sheltered. --Southey. [1913 Webster] 2. To screen or cover from notice; to disguise. [1913 Webster] In vain I strove to cheek my growing flame, Or shelter passion under friendship's name. --Prior. [1913 Webster] 3. To betake to cover, or to a safe place; -- used reflexively. [1913 Webster] They sheltered themselves under a rock. --Abp. Abbot. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sheltered adj 1: protected from danger or bad weather; "a sheltered harbor"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

56 Moby Thesaurus words for "sheltered": armed, at rest, calm, cloaked, cloistered, cool, copyrighted, covered, defended, dwindling, ebbing, even-tenored, guarded, halcyon, hushed, impassive, invulnerable, isolated, moldering, pacific, patented, peaceable, peaceful, placid, policed, protected, quiescent, quiet, reposeful, reposing, restful, resting, safe, safeguarded, screened, secluded, sequestered, sequestrated, shielded, smooth, still, still as death, stillish, stilly, stoic, stolid, subsiding, tranquil, unagitated, undisturbed, unmoved, unperturbed, unruffled, unstirring, untroubled, waning