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1. forest

noun. ['ˈfɔrəst, ˈfɔrɪst'] the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area.

Synonyms

  • underwood
  • second growth
  • jungle
  • vegetation
  • virgin forest
  • rain forest
  • woods
  • grove
  • undergrowth
  • tree
  • flora
  • botany
  • bosk
  • old growth
  • underbrush
  • wood

Antonyms

  • nondevelopment
  • embark
  • leave
  • disconnect

Etymology

  • forest (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • forest (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Forest

  • demorest
  • deforrest

How do you spell forest? Is it forrest ?

A common misspelling of forest is forrest

Example sentences of the word forest


1. Noun, singular or mass
A tree house and foam forest also are open for kids to explore and climb.

2. Adjective, superlative
For example, it offers a hike through its “African” forest to view primates and flamingo.

Quotes containing the word forest


1. The Nationals tried hard to recover the lost ground. The final result, however, was the success of the Forest Citys by a score of 29 to 23 in a nine innings game, twice interrupted by rain.
- Henry Chadwick

2. I wanted to write a very simple story about a boy, a wolf, a girl, a bear and a forest, so I thought I might set it in the past. I didn't realise that it went back to when I was 10: I used to love the Stone Age when I was a kid and wanted to live in it, and I got rid of my bed and slept on the floor, but I didn't remember it.
- Michelle Paver

3. You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.
- A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

2. forest

noun. ['ˈfɔrəst, ˈfɔrɪst'] land that is covered with trees and shrubs.

Synonyms

  • woodland
  • terra firma
  • timber
  • silva
  • land
  • sylva
  • tree farm
  • solid ground
  • greenwood
  • timberland
  • ground
  • dry land
  • earth
  • biome

Antonyms

  • figure
  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize

Etymology

  • forest (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • forest (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. forest

verb. ['ˈfɔrəst, ˈfɔrɪst'] establish a forest on previously unforested land.

Synonyms

  • re-afforest
  • plant
  • reforest
  • afforest

Antonyms

  • pressurise
  • depressurize
  • desynchronize
  • blur

Etymology

  • forest (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • forest (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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