anidar

anidar(
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to build a nest)
a. to nest
Los frailecillos anidan en hoyos poco profundos que hacen en la tierra.Puffins nest in shallow holes they dig in the ground.
El gorrión anidó sobre un poste de luz.The sparrow nested on top of a street light.
b. to make its nest
El tordo juntaba ramitas del suelo para poder anidar.The thrush collected small branches from the floor to make its nest.
2. (to reside)
a. to live
El ermitaño anidó en una cueva en las montañas.The hermit lived in a cave in the mountains.
3. (to exist; used with "en")
a. to dwell
Ernesto era resentido y el sentimiento de venganza todavía anidaba en él.Ernesto was resentful and the desire for vengeance still dwelt within him.
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anidar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (pájaro)
a. to nest
2. (sentimiento)
a.
anidar ento find a place in
anidar
transitive verb
to take in; shelter
intransitive verb
1 (Ornitología) to nest; make its nest; (Informática) to nest
2 (morar) to live; make one's home
la maldad anida en su alma his heart is full of evil
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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