What is another word for woods?

Pronunciation: [wˈʊdz] (IPA)

The word "woods" refers to an area of land that is densely populated with trees and is often used to describe a forested area. However, there are many other words that can be used to describe such an area. For instance, "grove" typically refers to a cluster of trees that may not be as dense as a forest, while "copse" is used to describe a thicket of bushes and small trees. "Forest" is another common word that can be used synonymously with "woods," but it often implies a larger and more extensive landscape. Other words that can be used to describe a wooded area include "timberland," "woodland," and "jungle".

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Usage examples for Woods

The boy knew there was a road through the woods which ran almost directly to the fair grounds.
"Leo the Circus Boy"
Ralph Bonehill
A party of boys went to the woods to cut down Christmas trees.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
But it wasn't yesterday when I came to you out there in the woods.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine

Famous quotes with Woods

  • Now Autumn's fire burns slowly along the woods and day by day the dead leaves fall and melt.
    William Allingham
  • Man is a great blunderer going about in the woods, and there is no other except the bear makes so much noise.
    Mary Austin
  • I wish I were with some of the wild people that run in the woods, and know nothing about accomplishments!
    Joanna Baillie
  • I'm a babe in the woods when it comes to the Internet.
    Peter Benchley
  • You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters.
    Saint Bernard

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