Synonyms for nest

Synonyms for (noun) nest

Synonyms: nest

Definition: a kind of gun emplacement

Usage: a machine-gun nest; a nest of snipers

Similar words: gun emplacement, weapons emplacement

Definition: an emplacement for a gun

Synonyms: nest

Definition: furniture pieces made to fit close together

Similar words: article of furniture, furniture, piece of furniture

Definition: furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy

Usage: they had too much furniture for the small apartment; there was only one piece of furniture in the room

Synonyms: nest

Definition: a gang of people (criminals or spies or terrorists) assembled in one locality

Usage: a nest of thieves

Similar words: gang, ring, mob, pack

Definition: an association of criminals

Usage: police tried to break up the gang; a pack of thieves

Synonyms: nest

Definition: a cosy or secluded retreat

Similar words: retreat

Definition: a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet

Synonyms: nest

Definition: a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young

Similar words: natural object

Definition: an object occurring naturally; not made by man

Synonyms for (verb) nest

Synonyms: nest

Definition: gather nests

Similar words: collect, pull together, garner, gather

Definition: assemble or get together

Usage: gather some stones; pull your thoughts together

Synonyms: snuggle, nuzzle, nest, nestle, cuddle, draw close

Definition: move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position

Usage: We cuddled against each other to keep warm; The children snuggled into their sleeping bags

Similar words: cling to, clutch, hold close, hold tight

Definition: hold firmly, usually with one's hands

Usage: She clutched my arm when she got scared

Synonyms: nest

Definition: fit together or fit inside

Usage: nested bowls

Similar words: imbed, implant, plant, embed, engraft

Definition: fix or set securely or deeply

Usage: He planted a knee in the back of his opponent; The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum

Synonyms: nest

Definition: inhabit a nest, usually after building

Usage: birds are nesting outside my window every Spring

Similar words: dwell, live, inhabit, populate

Definition: inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of

Usage: People lived in Africa millions of years ago; The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted; this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean; deer are populating the woods

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