- 1[intransitive] to make and use a nest Thousands of seabirds are nesting on the cliffs.
- 2[transitive] nest something (technology) to put types of information together, or inside each other, so that they form a single unit
NAmE//nɛst//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they nest
he / she / it nests
past simple nested
-ing form nesting