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  Definition of nest
  1. a kind of gun emplacement; "a machine-gun nest"; "a nest of snipers"
  2. furniture pieces made to fit close together
  3. a gang of people (criminals or spies or terrorists) assembled in one locality; "a nest of thieves"
  4. a cosy or secluded retreat
  5. a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young
  6. gather nests
  7. move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position; "We cuddled against each other to keep warm"; "The children snuggled into their sleeping bags"
  8. fit together or fit inside; "nested bowls"
  9. inhabit a nest, usually after building; "birds are nesting outside my window every Spring"
Similar Words: cuddle, snuggle, nestle, nuzzle, draw close

 

Hyponyms: sleeper nest, beehive, hive, bird's nest, drey, mouse nest, mouse's nest, nidus

 

Grouped Verbs: nestle, snuggle, draw close

 

Derivational Morphology: nester, cuddle, nestle, snuggle, caressing, cuddling, fondling, hugging, kissing, necking, petting, smooching, snuggling

 

Anagrams: sent

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: fole   Catalan: niu  
Chinese: 鸟巢   Croatian: gnijezdo  
Danish: rede   Dutch: nest  
Esperanto: nesto   Finnish: pesä and pesäke  
French: nid   Georgian: ბუდე  
German: Nest   Greek: φωλιά  
Hungarian: fészek   Italian: nido  
Japanese:   Korean: 둥지  
Malayalam: കൂട്   Polish: gniazdo and kryjówka  
Portuguese: covil and ninho   Russian: гнездо and притон  
Spanish: cueva and nido   Swedish: näste and rede  
Telugu: గూడు  
 
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