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de·for·est

 (dē-fôr′ĭst, -fŏr′-)
tr.v. de·for·est·ed, de·for·est·ing, de·for·ests
1. To cut down and clear away the trees or forests from.
2. To destroy the trees or forests on: hillsides that were deforested by drought.

de·for′es·ta′tion (-ĭ-stā′shən) n.
de·for′est·er n.

deforest

(diːˈfɒrɪst)
vb
(Environmental Science) (tr) to clear of trees. Also: disforest
deˌforesˈtation n
deˈforester n

De For•est

(dɪ ˈfɔr ɪst, ˈfɒr-)
n.
Lee, 1873–1961, U.S. inventor.

de•for•est

(diˈfɔr ɪst, -ˈfɒr-)

v.t.
to divest or clear of forests or trees.
[1530–40]
de•for`est•a′tion, n.
de•for′est•er, n.

deforest


Past participle: deforested
Gerund: deforesting

Imperative
deforest
deforest
Present
I deforest
you deforest
he/she/it deforests
we deforest
you deforest
they deforest
Preterite
I deforested
you deforested
he/she/it deforested
we deforested
you deforested
they deforested
Present Continuous
I am deforesting
you are deforesting
he/she/it is deforesting
we are deforesting
you are deforesting
they are deforesting
Present Perfect
I have deforested
you have deforested
he/she/it has deforested
we have deforested
you have deforested
they have deforested
Past Continuous
I was deforesting
you were deforesting
he/she/it was deforesting
we were deforesting
you were deforesting
they were deforesting
Past Perfect
I had deforested
you had deforested
he/she/it had deforested
we had deforested
you had deforested
they had deforested
Future
I will deforest
you will deforest
he/she/it will deforest
we will deforest
you will deforest
they will deforest
Future Perfect
I will have deforested
you will have deforested
he/she/it will have deforested
we will have deforested
you will have deforested
they will have deforested
Future Continuous
I will be deforesting
you will be deforesting
he/she/it will be deforesting
we will be deforesting
you will be deforesting
they will be deforesting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been deforesting
you have been deforesting
he/she/it has been deforesting
we have been deforesting
you have been deforesting
they have been deforesting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been deforesting
you will have been deforesting
he/she/it will have been deforesting
we will have been deforesting
you will have been deforesting
they will have been deforesting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been deforesting
you had been deforesting
he/she/it had been deforesting
we had been deforesting
you had been deforesting
they had been deforesting
Conditional
I would deforest
you would deforest
he/she/it would deforest
we would deforest
you would deforest
they would deforest
Past Conditional
I would have deforested
you would have deforested
he/she/it would have deforested
we would have deforested
you would have deforested
they would have deforested
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.deforest - remove the trees from; "The landscape was deforested by the enemy attacks"
clear - remove; "clear the leaves from the lawn"; "Clear snow from the road"
Translations

deforest

[diːˈfɒrɪst] VTdeforestar, despoblar de árboles

deforest

[diːˈfɒrɪst] vt [+ area] → déforester
to be deforested → être déforesté(e)

deforest

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