Definition of Afforest

1. Verb. Establish a forest on previously unforested land. "Afforest the mountains"

Exact synonyms: Forest
Generic synonyms: Plant, Set
Specialized synonyms: Re-afforest, Reforest
Derivative terms: Afforestation, Forest, Forest, Forestry



Definition of Afforest

1. v. t. To convert into a forest; as, to afforest a tract of country.

Definition of Afforest

1. Verb. (transitive) To make into forest ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Afforest

1. to convert into forest [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Afforest

affordabilities
affordability
affordable
affordable luxuries
affordable luxury
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affordance
affordances
afforded
affordest
affordeth
affording
affordment
affordments
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afforest (current term)
afforestation
afforestations
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afformation
afformative
afformatives
afforred
afforring
affors
affowrd
affranchise
affranchised

Literary usage of Afforest

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1. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1903)
"... kings and the barons with regard to the application of the law, the former constantly endeavouring to afforest fresh tracts or to re-afforest purlieus ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1878)
"Manwood says that the king must get the permission of the owners of the land which he intends to afforest; but kings in those days were in the ..."

3. A new dictionary of the English language by Charles Richardson (1839)
"¡Ecc'.yn. CO-afforest,* ». See afforest. 'Howell. CO^AGENT, ». One who aclt with, in union or conjunction or co-operation »'№ another (agent.) See CO-ACT. ..."

4. The Forest of Essex: Its History, Laws, Administration and Ancient Customs by William Richard Fisher (1887)
"Rangers. wish to have his hunting; and this has been used as an argument in support of the pretended general right of the Kings to afforest the lands of ..."

5. The Royal Forests of England by John Charles Cox (1905)
"Towards the end of his reign, Henry VIII. made the last royal attempt to afforest a new district. But even his tyrannical disposition was restrained by ..."

6. Forest Management by Arthur Bernhard Recknagel, John Bentley (1919)
"Uses afforest land. 8. Utilization afforest products. (a) Methods and costs of logging. (6) Methods and costs of saw-milling. (c) Markets and prices of ..."

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