Sinonimi inglese britannico
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
a sheltered port
The ship was allowed to tie up in the harbour.
Sinonimi
port
an attractive little fishing port
,
haven
She lay alongside in Largs Yacht Haven for a few days.
,
dock
He brought his boat right into the dock at Southampton.
,
mooring
,
marina
,
pier
The lifeboats were moored at the pier.
,
wharf
There were three teenagers fishing from the wharf.
,
anchorage
The vessel yesterday reached anchorage off Dubai.
,
jetty
Schooners are moored off wooden jetties.
,
pontoon
,
slipway
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
a place of refuge or safety
a safe harbour for music rejected by the mainstream
Sinonimi
sanctuary
Some of them have sought sanctuary in the church.
,
haven
a real haven at the end of a busy working day
,
shelter
a shelter for homeless women
,
retreat
He spent yesterday in his country retreat.
,
asylum
They applied for asylum after fleeing their home country.
,
refuge
They took refuge in a bomb shelter.
,
oasis
an oasis of peace in a troubled world
, ,
safe haven
a safe haven for terrorists
,
sanctum
His bedroom is his inner sanctum.
(verbo ) 
Definition
to maintain secretly in the mind
He harboured a grudge against his superior.
Sinonimi
hold
She has never held a ministerial post.
,
bear
She bore no ill will. If they didn't like her, too bad.
,
maintain
You should always maintain your friendships.
,
nurse
He nursed an ambition to lead his own orchestra.
, ,
foster
She fostered a fierce ambition.
,
entertain
I wouldn't entertain the idea of doing such a job.
, ,
cling to
,
cherish
She cherished an ambition to be an actor.
,
brood over
(verbo ) 
Definition
to give shelter or protection to
harbouring terrorist suspects
Sinonimi
shelter
A neighbour sheltered the boy for seven days.
,
protect
He vowed to protect her all the days of her life.
,
hide
The compound was hidden by trees and shrubs.
, ,
lodge
They questioned me, then lodged me in a children's home.
,
shield
He shielded his head from the sun with an old sack.
,
conceal
The device, concealed in a dustbin, was defused by police.
,
secrete
She secreted the gun in the kitchen cabinet.
,
provide refuge
,
give asylum to

sinonimi aggiuntivi

in the sense of anchorage
Definition
a place where boats can be anchored
The vessel yesterday reached anchorage off Dubai.
Sinonimi
dockage,
moorage,
harbourage
in the sense of asylum
Definition
refuge granted to a political refugee from a foreign country
They applied for asylum after fleeing their home country.
in the sense of bear
Definition
to hold in the mind
She bore no ill will. If they didn't like her, too bad.

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