ADJ. safe | temporary | wildlife | mountain a monk living in a mountain refuge | last (figurative) They looked to the country as the last refuge of liberty.
VERB + REFUGE take They took refuge in the embassy. | look for, seek They sought refuge in the mountain villages. | find They were hoping to find a safe refuge for the night. They found refuge from the bright sun. | give (sb), offer (sb), provide (sb with)
PREP. ~ against (figurative) Home is a refuge against the pressures of work. | ~ from The cave provided refuge from the storm.
PHRASES a place of refuge