Definition of NEST

noun : NEST

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young ;

  • 2. (

    ) a kind of gun emplacement; "a machine-gun nest"; "a nest of snipers" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a cosy or secluded retreat ;

  • 4. (

    ) a gang of people (criminals or spies or terrorists) assembled in one locality; "a nest of thieves" ;

  • 5. (

    ) furniture pieces made to fit close together ;

verb : NEST

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) inhabit a nest, usually after building; "birds are nesting outside my window every Spring" ;

  • 2. (

    ) fit together or fit inside; "nested bowls" ;


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