HyperDic: ensconce

English > 1 sense of the word ensconce:
VERBcontactensconce, settlefix firmly
ensconce > pronunciation
Soundsihnskaa'ns
Rhymesnonce ... seance: 9 rhymes with aans...
English > ensconce: 1 sense > verb 1, contact
MeaningFix firmly.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP
Example"He ensconced himself in the chair"
Synonymsettle
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location
Spanishasentar
Catalanassentar-se, assentar

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