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forest vs timber timber vs forest

forest and timber both are nouns.

forest is a verb but timber is not a verb.

As nouns, forest and timber are synonyms with the definitions:
  • land that is covered with trees and shrubs
Other synonyms of forest include woodland, timberland.
forest (noun) timber (noun)
the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
land that is covered with trees and shrubs a beam made of wood
a post made of wood
land that is covered with trees and shrubs
(music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)
forest (verb) timber (verb)
establish a forest on previously unforested land