shelter translation | English-French dictionary

Search also in: Web News Encyclopedia Images Context
Collins

shelter

  
      n  
   (=structure)   abri    m     
    bus shelter  
   (=refuge)     (for homeless people, victims of abuse)    refuge    m  
   (=protection)   abri    m     
→ There was no shelter anywhere from the rain.        
to take shelter      se mettre à l'abri, s'abriter  
→ They are glad to take shelter in a barn.        
to take shelter from sth      s'abriter de qch  
to seek shelter      chercher refuge  
to give shelter      [tree, hut]   abriter  
to give sb shelter for the night      [person]   héberger qn pour la nuit  
      vt  
   (=protect from wind, rain, sun)   abriter  
→ This wide alley is sheltered by trees.        
   (=give lodging to)  
  [+fugitive, runaway, illegal immigrant]  
donner asile à  
→ Some villagers are prepared to help to shelter wanted men.        
      vi   s'abriter, se mettre à l'abri  
→ It is natural to shelter from a storm.        


air-raid shelter  
      n   abri    m   antiaérien  
bomb shelter  
      n   abri    m   antiaérien  
→ ... an underground bomb shelter.        
bus shelter  
      n   abribus®    m     
fallout shelter  
      n   abri    m   antiatomique  
homeless shelter  
      n   foyer    m   pour sans-abri  
→ a homeless shelter for alcohol and drug users        
night shelter  
      n   asile    m   de nuit  
tax shelter  
      n   niche    f   fiscale  
→ The consultancy offers advice on ethical tax-shelters.        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
v.
abriter (vt.) ; s'abriter (vr.)
n.
abri
n.
abri de bus
[Tech.]
n.
abribus
n.
abri rudimentaire
n.
abri de fortune
n.
abri antiatomique
exp.
s'abriter
n.
tunnel rétractable
[Tech.]
exp.
chercher refuge
exp.
abriter
n.
abri antiaérien
n.
abri antiatomique
***
'shelter' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
v.
shelter
n.
shelter
v.
shelter under
n.
shelter tent
n.
bus shelter
nm.
animal shelter
n.
tax shelter
n.
night shelter
n.
nuclear fallout shelter
exp.
to take shelter
To add entries to your own vocabulary, become a member of Reverso community or login if you are already a member. It's easy and only takes a few seconds:
Or sign up in the traditional way
See how “shelter” is translated from English to French with more examples in context

head
  • Create your own vocabulary list
  • Contribute to the Collaborative Dictionary
  • Improve and share your linguistic knowledge
Advertising
"Collins English French Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2005"
Advertising