Noun nest has 5 senses
  1. nest - a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young
    --1 is a kind of
    natural object
    --1 has particulars:
     beehive, hive; bird's nest; drey; mouse nest, mouse's nest; nidus
    Derived forms: verb nest4, verb nest1
  2. nest - a kind of gun emplacement; "a machine-gun nest"; "a nest of snipers"
    --2 is a kind of
    gun emplacement, weapons emplacement
  3. nest - a cosy or secluded retreat
    --3 is a kind of
  4. nest - a gang of people (criminals or spies or terrorists) assembled in one locality; "a nest of thieves"
    --4 is a kind of
    gang, pack, ring, mob
    --4 has particulars: sleeper nest
  5. nest - furniture pieces made to fit close together
    --5 is a kind of
    furniture, piece of furniture, article of furniture
    Derived form: verb nest2
,Verb nest has 4 senses
  1. nest - inhabit a nest, usually after building; "birds are nesting outside my window every Spring"
    --1 is one way to
    inhabit, occupy
    Derived forms: noun nester2, noun nest1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  2. nest - fit together or fit inside; "nested bowls"
    --2 is one way to
    implant, engraft, embed, imbed, plant
    Derived forms: noun nester2, noun nest5
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  3. cuddle, snuggle, nestle, nest, nuzzle, draw close - 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"
    --3 is one way to cling to, hold close, hold tight, clutch
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  4. nest - gather nests
    --4 is one way to
    gather, garner, collect, pull together
    Derived forms: noun nester2, noun nest1
    Sample sentence:
    In the summer they like to go out and nest