Definition of DEN

the shelter or resting place of a wild animal <the foxes hid in their den until the bear finally left the area>
Synonyms burrow, hole, house, lair, lodge
Related Words nest; territory
a place where a person goes to hide or to avoid others <an abandoned building that is often used as a den by the city's petty criminals>
Synonyms concealment, covert, den, hermitage, hideaway, hidey-hole (or hidy-hole), lair, nest

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