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Synonyms for asyluməˈsaɪ ləm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. refuge, sanctuary, asylum(noun)

    a shelter from danger or hardship

    insane asylum, chancel, sanctuary, resort, mental institution, asylum, mental hospital, bema, institution, recourse, refuge, psychiatric hospital, mental home, safety

  2. mental hospital, psychiatric hospital, mental institution, institution, mental home, insane asylum, asylum(noun)

    a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person

    foundation, mental home, instauration, asylum, creation, psychiatric hospital, sanctuary, mental hospital, refuge, insane asylum, mental institution, institution, founding, innovation, initiation, origination, introduction, establishment


  1. asylum(noun)

    shelter, sanctuary

  2. asylum(noun)

    A place of safety

    shelter, sanctuary

  3. asylum(noun)

    The protection, physical and legal, afforded by such a place.

    sanctuary, shelter

  4. asylum(noun)

    A place of protection or restraint for one or more classes of the disadvantaged, especially the mentally ill.

    shelter, sanctuary

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. asylum(n.)

    sanctuary, shelter, retreat, refuge, place of refuge

  2. asylum(n.)

    charitable institution

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