forest vs land land vs forest

forest and land both are nouns.

forest and land both are verbs.

As nouns, land is a hypernym of forest; that is, land is a word with a broader meaning than forest and forest is a type of land with the definitions:
  • land that is covered with trees and shrubs
Other hypernyms of forest include dry land, earth, terra firma, ground, solid ground, biome.
forest (noun) land (noun)
the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area the land on which real estate is located
land that is covered with trees and shrubs material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
territory over which rule or control is exercised
the solid part of the earth's surface
the territory occupied by a nation
a domain in which something is dominant
extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
the people who live in a nation or country
a politically organized body of people under a single government
agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life
forest (verb) land (verb)
establish a forest on previously unforested land reach or come to rest
cause to come to the ground
bring into a different state
bring ashore
deliver (a blow)
arrive on shore
shoot at and force to come down