ensconce definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to be in (oneself) firmly or comfortably: She ensconced by herself in an armchair.
    • to position or conceal in a secure place.
    • To cover or shelter, as with a sconce or fort; to position or cover firmly; to hide.
    • To settle (oneself) firmly or comfortably: She ensconced by herself in an armchair.
    • To place or conceal in a protected destination.
    • To cover or shelter, just like a sconce or fort; to put or cover firmly; to conceal.
    • to stay (oneself) securely or easily: She ensconced by herself in an armchair.
    • to position or hide in a secure place.
    • To cover or shelter, much like a sconce or fort; to position or hide securely; to hide.
  • verb:
    • to put in a protected environment.
    • To settle comfortably.
    • fix solidly
    • to put in a secure environment.
    • to be in easily.
    • fix firmly
    • to put in a protected environment.
    • to be in easily.
    • fix solidly
  • others:
    • to pay for or shelter much like a sconce or fort; protect; hide securely; provide housing or safety to.
    • therefore to correct firmly or snugly; settle; lodge: because, he ensconced himself in the comfortable arm-chair.
    • To cover or shelter just like a sconce or fort; protect; hide securely; provide shelter or security to.
    • For this reason to repair firmly or snugly; settle; lodge: as, he ensconced himself in his comfortable arm-chair.
    • to pay for or shelter much like a sconce or fort; protect; hide firmly; provide refuge or security to.
    • therefore to correct securely or snugly; settle; lodge: because, he ensconced himself in the comfortable arm-chair.

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