NounAsylum (plural Asylums)
- A place of safety
- The protection, physical and legal, afforded by such a place.
- A place of protection or restraint for one or more classes of the disadvantaged, especially the mentally ill.
Verbs for Asylum
abolish—; afford—; attend—; cast into—;claim—; commit to—; deliver up to—; devote to—; escape from—; establish—; flee from—; force into—; found—; guarantee—; grant—; harbor in—; huddle in—; incarcerate in—; invade—; limit—to; maintain—; maltreat in—; preside over—; provide—; refuse—to; remove from—; reside in—; restrict to—; retreat to—;sanctify—;seek—; support in—; torture in—; violate—; —accumulates; —cares for; —deals with ; —protects ; —shelters.
almshouse; base hospital; bedlam; bird sanctuary; bolt-hole; bughouse; cache; clinic; community hospital; concealment; convalescent home; convalescent hospital; corner; cover; covert; coverture; cranny; crazy house; cubby; cubbyhole; dark corner; den; dugout; evacuation hospital; farm; field hospital; forest preserve; foster home; foxhole; funk hole; game preserve; game sanctuary; general hospital; halfway house; harbor; harbor of refuge; harborage; haven; hideaway; hideout; hidey hole; hiding; hiding place; hole; home; hospice; hospital; hospitium; infirmary; inpatient clinic; insane asylum; institution; inviolability; lair; lunatic asylum; madhouse; maison de sante; mental home; mental hospital; mental institution; niche; nook; nursing home; nuthouse; orphanage; osteopathic hospital; outpatient clinic; padded cell; policlinic; polyclinic; poor farm; poorhouse; port; preserve; private hospital; proprietary hospital; psychiatric ward; psychopathic hospital; public hospital; recess; refuge; rest home; retreat; safe haven; safehold; sanatorium; sanctuary; secret place; security; shelter; sick bay; sickbed; sickroom; snug harbor; special hospital; stash; state hospital; station hospital; stronghold; surgical hospital; teaching hospital; undercovert; veterans hospital; voluntary hospital; ward; well-baby clinic; workhouse