What does Forest mean?

Definitions for Forest
ˈfɔr ɪst, ˈfɒr-For·est

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forest, wood, woodsnoun

    the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area

  2. forest, woodland, timberland, timberverb

    land that is covered with trees and shrubs

  3. afforest, forestverb

    establish a forest on previously unforested land

    "afforest the mountains"

Wiktionary

  1. forestnoun

    A dense collection of trees covering a relatively large area. Larger than woods.

    Etymology: From forest, from forest, from foresta, first used in the Capitularies of Charlemagne in reference to the royal forest (as opposed to the inner woods, or parcus). Displaced native weald, wald, from weald, scogh, scough, from skógr, and frith, firth, from fyrhþ.

  2. forestnoun

    Any dense collection or amount.

    Forest of criticism.

    Etymology: From forest, from forest, from foresta, first used in the Capitularies of Charlemagne in reference to the royal forest (as opposed to the inner woods, or parcus). Displaced native weald, wald, from weald, scogh, scough, from skógr, and frith, firth, from fyrhþ.

  3. forestnoun

    A defined area of land formerly set aside in England as a royal hunting ground.

    Etymology: From forest, from forest, from foresta, first used in the Capitularies of Charlemagne in reference to the royal forest (as opposed to the inner woods, or parcus). Displaced native weald, wald, from weald, scogh, scough, from skógr, and frith, firth, from fyrhþ.

  4. forestnoun

    a disjoint union of trees

    Etymology: From forest, from forest, from foresta, first used in the Capitularies of Charlemagne in reference to the royal forest (as opposed to the inner woods, or parcus). Displaced native weald, wald, from weald, scogh, scough, from skógr, and frith, firth, from fyrhþ.

  5. forestverb

    To cover an area with trees.

    Etymology: From forest, from forest, from foresta, first used in the Capitularies of Charlemagne in reference to the royal forest (as opposed to the inner woods, or parcus). Displaced native weald, wald, from weald, scogh, scough, from skógr, and frith, firth, from fyrhþ.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forestnoun

    an extensive wood; a large tract of land covered with trees; in the United States, a wood of native growth, or a tract of woodland which has never been cultivated

    Etymology: [OF. forest, F. fort, LL. forestis, also, forestus, forestum, foresta, prop., open ground reserved for the chase, fr. L. foris, foras, out of doors, abroad. See Foreign.]

  2. Forestnoun

    a large extent or precinct of country, generally waste and woody, belonging to the sovereign, set apart for the keeping of game for his use, not inclosed, but distinguished by certain limits, and protected by certain laws, courts, and officers of its own

    Etymology: [OF. forest, F. fort, LL. forestis, also, forestus, forestum, foresta, prop., open ground reserved for the chase, fr. L. foris, foras, out of doors, abroad. See Foreign.]

  3. Forestadjective

    of or pertaining to a forest; sylvan

    Etymology: [OF. forest, F. fort, LL. forestis, also, forestus, forestum, foresta, prop., open ground reserved for the chase, fr. L. foris, foras, out of doors, abroad. See Foreign.]

  4. Forestverb

    to cover with trees or wood

    Etymology: [OF. forest, F. fort, LL. forestis, also, forestus, forestum, foresta, prop., open ground reserved for the chase, fr. L. foris, foras, out of doors, abroad. See Foreign.]

Freebase

  1. Forest

    Forest is a city in Scott County, Mississippi. The population was 5,987 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Scott County.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Forest

    for′est, n. a large uncultivated tract of land covered with trees and underwood: woody ground and rude pasture: a preserve for large game, as a deer forest: a royal preserve for hunting, governed by a special code called the Forest Law.—adj. pertaining to a forest: silvan: rustic.—v.t. to cover with trees.—n. For′estage, an ancient service paid by foresters to the king: the right of foresters.—adjs. For′estal; For′est-born (Shak.), born in a wild.—ns. For′ester, one who has charge of a forest: an inhabitant of a forest; For′est-fly, a dipterous insect sometimes called Horse-fly, from the annoyance it causes horses.—adj. For′estine.—ns. For′est-mar′ble, a fissile limestone belonging to the middle division of the Jurassic System, so called because the typical beds are found in Wychwood Forest, Oxfordshire; For′est-oak, the timber of the Australian beefwood trees; For′estry, the art of cultivating forests; For′est-tree, a timber-tree. [O. Fr. forest (Fr. forêt)—Low L. forestis (silva), the outside wood, as opposed to the parcus (park) or walled-in wood—L. foris, out of doors.]

Rap Dictionary

  1. forest

    Parkway Forest Drive (aka Forest) is a North York neighbourhood bounded on the west by Don Mills Road, on the north by Sheppard Avenue, on the east by the Don Valley Parkway, and on the south by Highway 401. It is a dense development of high-rise rental apartment buildings, low-rise rental apartment buildings and townhouse complexes. The area has began to see an increase in criminal activitys in recent years, including the drug sweep of 25 Parkway Forest Drive apartment building by 33 division police. In early 2005, the "North York Community Council" committee of the Toronto City Council rejected a proposal to replace many of the low-rise apartment buildings and townhouses by seven high-rise towers ranging in height from 39 to 49 storeys. SGN™

Editors Contribution

  1. forest

    An area of land planted with trees that is managed sustainably with biodiversity, social access and community management

    Forests are beautiful and so amazing for the environment.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 28, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Forest' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1470

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Forest' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2108

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Forest' in Nouns Frequency: #515

Anagrams for Forest »

  1. fetors, fortes, foster, Foster, softer

  2. Fetors

  3. Fortes

  4. Foster

  5. Softer

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Forest in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Forest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Forest in a Sentence

  1. Rodney Keenan:

    Most experts consider that relying on remote sensing alone, as these authors have done, is of limited value in understanding forest dynamics and management.

  2. Napoleon Bonaparte:

    My enemies are many, my equals are none. In the shade of olive trees, they said Italy could never be conquered. In the land of Pharaohs and Kings, they said Egypt could never be humbled. In the realm of forest and snow, they said Russia could never be tamed. Now they say nothing. They fear me, like a force of nature, a dealer in thunder and death! I say: I am Napoleon, I am Emperor. (Napoleon: Total War)

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Crafty fox talks about the contest of Wolf Vs Jackal and asks others in the forest whom they support and who they want to select and only asses make the choices .Dog knows it is a way to divide & rule to make animals fool again because Wolf and Jackal are either cousin brothers or brother and sister only.

  4. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho:

    Forest destruction in the Cyclops mountains have increased for use as firewood and to turn the land into plantations, since 2018 we have warned the Jayapura government to be careful of flash flood risks because of this deforestation.

  5. Mike Krzyzewski:

    Wake Forest : The Demon Deacons had lost four of five coming in, sitting a game ahead of last-place North Carolina in the ACC. Now The Demon Deacons have The Demon Deacons first wins against both Duke and UNC under The Demon Deacons sixth-year coach, both coming in the past month, with Krzyzewski saying Wake Forest was the team that was deserving of winning. I thought The Demon Deacons was The Demon Deacons, Manning said. FOUL TROUBLE Star freshman big man Vernon Carey Jr. had 10 points before becoming one of three Blue Devils to foul out. The list included Justin Robinson the son of retired NBA great David Robinson providing an unexpected lift with a season high six points and three blocks in 12 minutes. That included playing a steady final six minutes of a first half that saw Duke trail by 12 but rally to tie it at 39 on Tre Jones 3-pointer at the horn. Really Justin Robinson saved us or else we shouldve been down about 10 or 15 points.

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