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forest vs ground

ground vs forest

forest and ground both are nouns.

forest and ground both are verbs.

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, earth, land, dry land, solid ground, terra firma.
forest (noun) ground (noun)
the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area the solid part of the earth's surface
land that is covered with trees and shrubs a rational motive for a belief or action
the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
a relation that provides the foundation for something
a position to be won or defended in battle (or as if in battle)
the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground
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 relatively homogeneous percept extending back of the figure on which attention is focused
a connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage)
(art) the surface (as a wall or canvas) prepared to take the paint for a painting
the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface
forest (verb) ground (verb)
establish a forest on previously unforested land fix firmly and stably
confine or restrict to the ground
place or put on the ground
instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject
bring to the ground
hit or reach the ground
throw to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage
(baseball) a hit that travels along the playing field.
cover with a primer; apply a primer to
connect to a ground
use as a basis for; found on

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