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forest vs reforest reforest vs forest

forest is a noun but reforest is not a noun.

forest and reforest both are verbs.

As verbs, reforest is a hyponym of forest; that is, reforest is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than forest and reforest is a type of forest with the definitions:
  • establish a forest on previously unforested land
Other hyponyms of forest include re-afforest.
forest (noun) reforest (noun)
the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
land that is covered with trees and shrubs
forest (verb) reforest (verb)
establish a forest on previously unforested land forest anew