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nest



I - noun
1. a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young (Freq. 14)
Hypernyms:
natural object
Hyponyms:
beehive, hive, bird's nest, bird nest, birdnest,
drey, mouse nest, mouse's nest, nidus
2. a kind of gun emplacement (Freq. 1)
- a machine-gun nest
- a nest of snipers
Hypernyms:
gun emplacement, weapons emplacement
3. a cosy or secluded retreat
Hypernyms:
retreat
4. a gang of people (criminals or spies or terrorists) assembled in one locality
- a nest of thieves
Topics:
terrorism, act of terrorism, terrorist act
Hypernyms:
gang, pack, ring, mob
Hyponyms:
sleeper nest
5. furniture pieces made to fit close together
Hypernyms:
furniture, piece of furniture, article of furniture

II - verb
1. inhabit a nest, usually after building (Freq. 4)
- birds are nesting outside my window every Spring
Derivationally related forms:
nester
Hypernyms:
populate, dwell, live, inhabit
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
2. fit together or fit inside (Freq. 2)
- nested bowls
Derivationally related forms:
nester
Hypernyms:
implant, engraft, embed, imbed, plant
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something PP
3. 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
Syn:
cuddle, snuggle, nestle, nuzzle, draw close
Derivationally related forms:
nestle (for: nestle), snuggling (for: snuggle), snuggle (for: snuggle), cuddle (for: cuddle), cuddling (for: cuddle)
Hypernyms:
cling to, hold close, hold tight, clutch
Verb Group:
nestle, snuggle, draw close
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s PP
4. gather nests
Derivationally related forms:
nester
Hypernyms:
gather, garner, collect, pull together
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s PP
- In the summer they like to go out and nest

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