forest vs ground

ground vs forest

forest and ground both are nouns.

forest and ground both are verbs.

Word NounAdjectiveVerbAdverb
forest Yes No Yes No
ground Yes No Yes No
As nouns, ground is a hypernym of forest; that is, ground is a word with a broader meaning than forest:
  • forest: land that is covered with trees and shrubs
  • ground: the solid part of the earth's surface
Other hypernyms of forest include biome, dry land, earth, land, solid ground, terra firma.
forest (noun) ground (noun)
the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface
land that is covered with trees and shrubs (art) the surface (as a wall or canvas) prepared to take the paint for a painting
a connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage)
the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground
a relatively homogeneous percept extending back of the figure on which attention is focused
a position to be won or defended in battle (or as if in battle)
a rational motive for a belief or action
the solid part of the earth's surface
material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
a relation that provides the foundation for something
the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
forest (verb) ground (verb)
establish a forest on previously unforested land use as a basis for; found on
instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject
place or put on the ground
confine or restrict to the ground
connect to a ground
cover with a primer; apply a primer to
fix firmly and stably
(baseball) a hit that travels along the playing field.
throw to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage
hit or reach the ground
bring to the ground
Difference between forest and ground

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