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Noun forest has 2 senses
  1. forest, wood, woods - the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    --1 is a kind of vegetation, flora
    --1 has members: underbrush, undergrowth, underwood; tree
    --1 has particulars: bosk; grove; old growth, virgin forest; second growth
    Derived form: verb forest1
  2. forest, woodland, timberland, timber - land that is covered with trees and shrubs
    --2 is a kind of land, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firma; biome
    --2 has particulars:
     Black Forest, Schwarzwald; greenwood; jungle; rain forest, rainforest; riparian forest; Sherwood Forest; silva, sylva; tree farm
    Derived form: verb forest1
Verb forest has 1 sense
  1. afforest, forest - establish a forest on previously unforested land; "afforest the mountains"
    --1 is one way to plant, set
    Derived forms: noun forest2, noun forest1, noun forestry1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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