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