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Definition 1: a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for nestle in the sense of this definition

(nestle is a kind of ...) the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)

Definition 2: move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position - [verb of contact]

Samples where nestle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We cuddled against each other to keep warm
  • The children snuggled into their sleeping bags

Synonyms for nestle in the sense of this definition

(nestle is a kind of ...) hold firmly, usually with one's hands

"She clutched my arm when she got scared"

(nestle has a similar meaning as ...) position comfortably

"The baby nestled her head in her mother's elbow"

(nestle has a similar meaning as ...) pull towards oneself

"He drew the crying child close"

Definition 3: position comfortably - [verb of contact]

Samples where nestle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The baby nestled her head in her mother's elbow

Synonyms for nestle in the sense of this definition

(nestle is a kind of ...) put into a certain place or abstract location

"Put your things here" "Set the tray down" "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children" "Place emphasis on a certain point"

(nestle has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

Definition 4: lie in a sheltered position - [verb of stative]

Samples where nestle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The little cottage nestles in the forest

(nestle is a kind of ...) be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position

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