Definition of Deforest

1. Verb. Remove the trees from. "The landscape was deforested by the enemy attacks"

Exact synonyms: Disafforest, Disforest
Generic synonyms: Clear
Derivative terms: Deforestation, Deforestation, Disforestation



Definition of Deforest

1. v. t. To clear of forests; to disforest.

Definition of Deforest

1. Verb. To destroy or to fell all the trees of a forest. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Deforest

1. to clear of forests [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deforest

defoliator
defoliators
defolliculated
deforce
deforced
deforcement
deforcements
deforceor
deforceors
deforcer
deforcers
deforces
deforciant
deforciants
deforcing
deforest (current term)
deforestation
deforestations
deforested
deforesting
deforests
deform
deformability
deformable
deformalize
deformalized
deformalizes
deformalizing
deformation-retract

Literary usage of Deforest

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1. Social Register, New York by Social Register Association (U.S.) (1917)
"deForest W Howard-Rv.P'gs Weaverville Cal deForest MiM™ Johnston ... Santa Barbara Cal deForest M" Othniel (Emily Early), deForest W Edward E '. ..."

2. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1891)
"By the use of this device the patient can be carried up and down stairs or into the open air whenever desired. DR. deforest WILLARD exhibited ..."

3. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1858)
"We have been interested in a book written by Mr. JW deforest, bearing the title of ... By JW deforest. New York : Harper & Brothers. 1858. 12mo, pp. 276. ..."

4. Wireless Telegraphy: Its History, Theory and Practice by Archie Frederick Collins (1905)
"In the DeForest electrolytic anti-coherer the terminal conductor plugs or elec- FIG. 153.—deforest ELECTROLYTIC RESPONDER. trodes employed, Fig. ..."

5. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by Religious Education Association (1903)
"HEMAN P. deforest, DD, PASTOR WOODWARD AVENUE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, DETROIT, MICHIGAN Our Father, here at the opening of this Convention, we desire first ..."

6. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by Religious Education Association (1903)
"HEMAN P. deforest, DD, PASTOR WOODWARD AVENUE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, DETROIT, MICHIGAN Our Father, here at the opening of this Convention, we desire first ..."

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