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There are 9 meanings of the word Nest.

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Nest - as a noun

A structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
natural object
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

A kind of gun emplacement

Example: "A machine-gun nest"

A cosy or secluded retreat

A gang of people (criminals or spies or terrorists) assembled in one locality

Example: "A nest of thieves"

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Furniture pieces made to fit close together

Nest - as a verb

Inhabit a nest, usually after building

Example: "Birds are nesting outside my window every spring"

Fit together or fit inside

Example: "Nested bowls"

Move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position

Example: "We cuddled against each other to keep warm"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
cuddle10draw closenestle6nuzzle24snuggle9

Gather nests

Example Sentences

"The bird built its nest high in the tree."
"The squirrel found a cozy nest in the hollow log."
"The children discovered a bird's nest full of eggs in the backyard."
"We found a wasp nest hanging from the roof of the shed."
"The cat curled up in its warm nest of blankets."
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Word Game Points

Is NEST a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, nest is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

NEST has a SCRABBLE points total of 4.

Is NEST a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, nest is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
NEST has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 5.

Is NEST a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, nest is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
NEST has a WORDFEUD points total of 4.

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