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1. nest

noun. ['ˈnɛst'] a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young.

Synonyms

  • mouse's nest
  • bird's nest
  • beehive
  • mouse nest
  • birdnest
  • bird nest
  • nidus
  • hive
  • natural object

Antonyms

  • inanimate
  • inelastic
  • recorded
  • dormant

Etymology

  • nest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Nest Egg

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Sentences with nest-egg


1. Noun Phrase
Doing this means you won't have to worry about a stock market downturn wiping out your nest egg.

2. Noun Phrase
It takes a surprisingly large nest egg to provide a comfortable middle-class lifestyle on interest alone.

2. nest

verb. ['ˈnɛst'] inhabit a nest, usually after building.

Synonyms

  • populate
  • inhabit
  • dwell

Antonyms

  • good
  • block
  • anachronism
  • toy

Etymology

  • nest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. nest

verb. ['ˈnɛst'] fit together or fit inside.

Synonyms

  • embed
  • imbed
  • plant
  • implant

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • advance
  • electroplate
  • cushioning

Etymology

  • nest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. nest

noun. ['ˈnɛst'] a kind of gun emplacement.

Synonyms

  • weapons emplacement

Antonyms

  • unclasp
  • recede

Etymology

  • nest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. nest

noun. ['ˈnɛst'] a cosy or secluded retreat.

Antonyms

  • dead

Etymology

  • nest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. nest

noun. ['ˈnɛst'] a gang of people (criminals or spies or terrorists) assembled in one locality.

Synonyms

  • ring
  • sleeper nest
  • mob
  • pack

Antonyms

  • unpack
  • empty
  • disarrange
  • decompress

Etymology

  • nest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. nest

noun. ['ˈnɛst'] furniture pieces made to fit close together.

Synonyms

  • piece of furniture
  • article of furniture

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • detach
  • open chain

Etymology

  • nest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. nest

verb. ['ˈnɛst'] move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position.

Synonyms

  • clutch
  • draw close
  • snuggle
  • hold close
  • nuzzle
  • cuddle
  • hold tight
  • nestle

Antonyms

  • unreverberant
  • give
  • undue
  • diverge

Etymology

  • nest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. egg

noun. ['ˈɛg'] animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds.

Synonyms

  • ovum
  • chalaza
  • yolk
  • egg cell
  • silkworm seed
  • spawn
  • nit
  • vitellus

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • lose
  • chromatic color
  • black

Etymology

  • egge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • eggja (Old Norse)

10. egg

noun. ['ˈɛg'] oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food.

Synonyms

  • yolk
  • protein
  • eggs
  • shell
  • albumen
  • egg yolk
  • eggshell
  • white
  • food product
  • ovalbumin
  • foodstuff

Antonyms

  • cold
  • bare
  • evil
  • impure

Etymology

  • egge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • eggja (Old Norse)
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