[n] a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
[n] protective covering that provides protection from the weather
[n] a way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings
[n] the condition of being protected; "they were huddled together for protection"; "he enjoyed a sense of peace and protection in his new home"
[v] provide shelter for; "After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people"