Definition of Ensconce in English :

Define Ensconce in English

Ensconce meaning in English

Meaning of Ensconce in English

Pronunciation of Ensconce in English

Ensconce pronunciation in English

Pronounce Ensconce in English


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1. ensconce, settle

fix firmly

Example Sentences:
'He ensconced himself in the chair'

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verb (tr; often passive)
to establish or settle firmly or comfortably
ensconced in a chair
to place in safety; hide

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verb transitiveWord forms: enˈsconced or enˈsconcing
1.  Rare
to hide; conceal; shelter
to place or settle comfortably, snugly, or securely
to ensconce oneself in an armchair

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tr.v. en·sconced, en·sconc·ing, en·sconc·es
1. To settle (oneself) securely or comfortably: She ensconced herself in an armchair.
2. To place or conceal in a secure place.

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