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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]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

18 Moby Thesaurus words for "sheltering": covering, custodial, defensive, fostering, guardian, guarding, immunizing, parental, preventive, prophylactic, protecting, protective, safeguarding, screening, shielding, tutelary, vigilant, watchful