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Definition of "haven" []

  • A harbor or anchorage; a port. (noun)
  • A place of refuge or rest; a sanctuary. (noun)
  • To put into or provide with a haven. (verb-transitive)
  • A port, harbour, or other sheltered place for shipping (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A place of safety or sanctuary; shelter (noun)
  • To secure or shelter in or as if in a haven (verb)

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Use "haven" in a sentence
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  • "Due to hit the App Store in March (the price and release date of the title haven't been revealed), Street Fighter IV is the latest entry in the iconic fighting series that first debuted in 1987."