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Building vs. Shelter — What's the Difference?

Building vs. Shelter — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Building and Shelter

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Building

A building, or edifice, is a structure with a roof and walls standing more or less permanently in one place, such as a house or factory. Buildings come in a variety of sizes, shapes, and functions, and have been adapted throughout history for a wide number of factors, from building materials available, to weather conditions, land prices, ground conditions, specific uses, and aesthetic reasons.
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Shelter

Something, especially a structure, that provides cover or protection, as from the weather
A shelter for hikers.
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Building

A structure with a roof and walls, such as a house or factory.
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Shelter

An institution providing temporary housing and sometimes counseling, as for the homeless, runaways, or victims of domestic violence.
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Building

The action or trade of constructing something
The building of motorways
Building materials
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Shelter

An establishment that cares for unwanted or stray animals and tries to find owners for them.
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Building

A flock of rooks
A picture of her standing amongst a building of rooks
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Shelter

The state of being covered or protected
The fox found shelter in a cave.
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Building

Something that is built, as for human habitation; a structure.
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Shelter

To provide cover or protection for
Trees that sheltered the cows.
Agents who sheltered the spies.
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Building

The act, process, art, or occupation of constructing.
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Shelter

To invest (income) to protect it from taxation.
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Building

(uncountable) The act or process by which something is built; construction.
The building of the bridge will be completed in a couple of weeks.
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Shelter

To take cover; find refuge
We sheltered under the store's awning during the storm.
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Building

(countable) A closed structure with walls and a roof.
My sister lives in that apartment building.
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Shelter

A refuge, haven or other cover or protection from something.
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Building

Present participle of build
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Shelter

An institution that provides temporary housing for homeless people, battered women, etc.
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Building

The act of constructing, erecting, or establishing.
Hence it is that the building of our Sion rises no faster.
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Shelter

(transitive) To provide cover from damage or harassment; to shield; to protect.
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Building

The art of constructing edifices, or the practice of civil architecture.
The execution of works of architecture necessarily includes building; but building is frequently employed when the result is not architectural.
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Shelter

(intransitive) To take cover.
During the rainstorm, we sheltered under a tree.
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Building

That which is built; a fabric or edifice constructed, as a house, a church, etc.
Thy sumptuous buildings and thy wife's attireHave cost a mass of public treasury.
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Shelter

That which covers or defends from injury or annoyance; a protection; a screen.
The sick and weak the healing plant shall aid,From storms a shelter, and from heat a shade.
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Building

A structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place;
There was a three-story building on the corner
It was an imposing edifice
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Shelter

One who protects; a guardian; a defender.
Thou [God] hast been a shelter for me.
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Building

The act of constructing or building something;
During the construction we had to take a detour
His hobby was the building of boats
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Shelter

The state of being covered and protected; protection; security.
Who into shelter takes their tender bloom.
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Building

The commercial activity involved in constructing buildings;
Their main business is home construction
Workers in the building trades
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Shelter

To be a shelter for; to provide with a shelter; to cover from injury or annoyance; to shield; to protect.
Those ruins sheltered once his sacred head.
You have no convents . . . in which such persons may be received and sheltered.
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Building

The occupants of a building;
The entire building complained about the noise
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Shelter

To screen or cover from notice; to disguise.
In vain I strove to cheek my growing flame,Or shelter passion under friendship's name.
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Shelter

To betake to cover, or to a safe place; - used reflexively.
They sheltered themselves under a rock.
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Shelter

To take shelter.
There oft the Indian herdsman, shunning heat,Shelters in cool.
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Shelter

A structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
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Shelter

Protective covering that provides protection from the weather
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Shelter

The condition of being protected;
They were huddled together for protection
He enjoyed a sense of peace and protection in his new home
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Shelter

A way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings
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Shelter

Temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
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Shelter

Provide shelter for;
After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people
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Shelter

Invest (money) so that it is not taxable
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