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Words nearby nested
Definition for nested (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of nest
OTHER WORDS FROM nestnest·a·ble, adjectivenest·er, nounnest·like, adjectivenest·y, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for nested
Fageeh decided to test out the big city waters of New York, so he applied to Columbia University and nested in Harlem.
There was a rush aft, but Tanner met the crew and drove them to the nested boats amidships.The Harbor of Doubt|Frank Williams
It nested in large colonies that often stretched unbroken for many miles in the woods, and was both hardy and prolific.Citizen Bird|Mabel Osgood Wright and Elliott Coues
The inconsistent handling of nested quotes, with single or double quotation marks for the inner quote, is unchanged.The Rambles of a Rat|A. L. O. E.
Louise, rejoicing in the soft gray-green of her smock, lifted a big spray of the scented beauties and nested her face in them.Mountain|Clement Wood
A pair of them had nested there in a big water maple the year before, but the crows had broken them up.Camping & Tramping with Roosevelt|John Burroughs
British Dictionary definitions for nested
Derived forms of nestnester, nounnestlike, adjective
Word Origin for nest
Idioms and Phrases with nested
see empty nest; feather one's nest; foul one's nest; stir up a hornet's nest.