Synonyms of asylum in English:

asylum


See definition of asylum

noun

1‘he appealed to Germany for political asylum’

SYNONYMS

refuge, sanctuary, shelter, safety, safe keeping, protection, security, immunity

haven, safe haven, retreat, sanctum, harbour, port in a storm, oasis

safe house, fastness, hideaway, hideout, bolt-hole, foxhole, hiding place, den

2‘his father went mad and was confined to an asylum’

SYNONYMS

psychiatric hospital, mental hospital, mental institution, mental asylum, institution

informal madhouse, nuthouse, loony bin, funny farm

North American informal bughouse, booby hatch

dated lunatic asylum

archaic bedlam