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forest vs grove grove vs forest

forest and grove both are nouns.

forest is a verb but grove is not a verb.

As nouns, grove is a hyponym of forest; that is, grove is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than forest and grove is a type of forest with the definitions:
  • the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
forest (noun) grove (noun)
the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area a small growth of trees without underbrush
land that is covered with trees and shrubs garden consisting of a small cultivated wood without undergrowth
forest (verb) grove (verb)
establish a forest on previously unforested land