refuge

  1. a safe place
  2. something or someone turned to for assistance or security
  3. a shelter from danger or hardship
  4. act of turning to for assistance

Refuge

[United Kingdom charity] Refuge is a United Kingdom charity providing specialist support for women and children experiencing domestic violence. Refuge provides a national network of specialist services, including emergency refuge accommodation (refuges), community outreach, independent domestic violence advocacy (IDVAs), culturally specific...
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Refuge

A device by which an individual can avoid predation
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refuge

[n] - a shelter from danger or hardship
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Refuge

in bridges, a recess for pedestrians projecting from the carriageway or deck, usually placed over the cutwaters.
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Refuge

Ref'uge noun [ French réfuge , Latin refugium , from refugere to flee back; prefix re- + figere . SEe Fugitive .] 1. Shelter or protection from danger or distress. « Rocks, dens, and caves! But I in none of these Find place or refuge ....
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Refuge

Ref'uge transitive verb To shelter; to protect. [ Obsolete]
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refuge

noun a shelter from danger or hardship
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Refuge

• (n.) That which shelters or protects from danger, or from distress or calamity; a stronghold which protects by its strength, or a sanctuary which secures safety by its sacredness; a place inaccessible to an enemy. • (n.) An expedient to secure protection or defense; a device or contrivance. • (v. t.) To shelter; to protect. • ...
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refuge

refuge Eheu fugaces labuntur anni. 'Alas, the fleeting years glide by.' As seen in Horace's Odes. Fugit hora. 'The hour flies.' or 'Time flies.' As seen in Ovid. Fugit irreparabile tempus. 'We cannot stop time in its tracks.' or 'Irrecoverable time flies away.' Tempus fugit is a shortened version of this proverb (or motto), as seen in Vergil. Fu...
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Refuge

A temporary place of safety within a limited clearance area.
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Refuge

Refuge is a place or state of safety. It may also refer to a more specific meaning: == See also == ...
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Refuge

[Buddhism] Buddhists `take refuge` in, or to `go for refuge` to, the Three Jewels or Triple Gem, (aka the `Three Refuges`). This can be done formally in lay and monastic ordination ceremonies. The Three Jewels general signification is:  Refuge in the Triple Gem is common to all major schools of Buddhism. == Faith (saddha) == Faith (saddha...
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Refuge

A device by which an individual can avoid predation
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Refuge

A safe haven for wildlife where human activity is restricted
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Refuge

a shelter or some form of protection from danger; East
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Refuge

[ecology] A refuge is a concept in biology and ecology which revolves around the escape of an organism from predation.{cn|date=December 2012} There are many forms of refuge and can include physical or temporal factors. Physical refuges are locations which are inaccessible by predators. Temporal refuges include times of year that species may...
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