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English noun: tree

1. tree (plant) a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms


Broader (hypernym)ligneous plant, woody plant


Narrower (hyponym)aalii, acacia, Acrocarpus fraxinifolius, Adenanthera pavonina, Aegiceras majus, African sandalwood, African walnut, albizia, albizzia, alder, alder tree, Alstonia scholaris, amboyna, American olive, Andaman marble, andelmin, angelim, angiospermous tree, anise tree, arbor, arere, arishth, aroeira blanca, ash, ash tree, Australian nettle, Australian nettle tree, Avicennia officinalis, Azadirachta indica, azedarach, azederach, balata, balata tree, Baphia nitida, Barbados pride, basswood, bay-rum tree, bayberry, bean tree, beech, beech tree, beefwood, beefwood, birch, birch tree, bitterwood tree, black mangrove, blackwood, blackwood tree, bloodwood tree, blue fig, Bombax ceiba, Bombax malabarica, bonduc, bonduc, bonduc tree, bonsai, bottle tree, bottle-tree, Brachystegia speciformis, brazilian ironwood, Brazilian pepper tree, brazilwood, break-axe, breakax, breakaxe, Brisbane quandong, Brya ebenus, bully tree, Burma padauk, Burmese rosewood, Butea frondosa, Butea monosperma, button mangrove, button tree, cabbage tree, Caesalpinia bonduc, Caesalpinia bonducella, Caesalpinia coriaria, Caesalpinia echinata, Caesalpinia ferrea, calaba, calabash, calabash tree, calabur tree, calabura, Calocarpum zapota, Calophyllum calaba, Calophyllum candidissimum, Calophyllum longifolium, Calycophyllum candidissimum, camachile, camwood, caracolito, carib wood, Caryocar nuciferum, cassia, Castanea chrysophylla, Castanopsis chrysophylla, casuarina, Ceratopetalum gummiferum, Cercidium floridum, Ceylon gooseberry, chaulmoogra, chaulmoogra tree, chaulmugra, chestnut, chestnut tree, chicot, China tree, chinaberry, chinaberry tree, chinchona, Chinese parasol, Chinese parasol tree, Chinese scholar tree, Chinese scholartree, Chloroxylon swietenia, Christmas bush, Christmas tree, Chrysolepis chrysophylla, cinchona, clusia, Clusia flava, cockspur, cocobolo, coffee, coffee tree, conacaste, conessi, Conocarpus erectus, coral bean, coral tree, coral-wood, coralwood, Cordia gerascanthus, Cordyline australis, cork tree, Crescentia cujete, dagame, dak, Dalbergia cearensis, Dalbergia retusa, Dalbergia sissoo, devil tree, devilwood, dhak, dhava, dhawa, Diospyros ebenum, Diospyros kurzii, dipterocarp, dita, dita bark, divi-divi, Dovyalis hebecarpa, Drimys winteri, ebony, ebony tree, Elaeocarpus grandis, elephant's ear, elm, elm tree, Enterolobium cyclocarpa, erythrina, Eucarya acuminata, evergreen beech, fever tree, fig tree, firewheel tree, Firmiana simplex, fish fuddle, flowering tree, frijolillo, frijolito, fringe tree, Fusanus acuminatus, giant chinkapin, gliricidia, golden chinkapin, granadilla tree, granadillo, grass tree, guama, Guinea pepper, gum, gum tree, gutta-percha tree, gutta-percha tree, Gymnocladus dioica, gymnospermous tree, hackberry, hazel, hazel tree, Hoheria populnea, Holarrhena antidysenterica, Holarrhena pubescens, hop hornbeam, hornbeam, houhere, huamachil, Hydnocarpus kurzii, Hydnocarpus laurifolia, Hydnocarpus wightiana, ice-cream bean, idesia, Idesia polycarpa, incense tree, Indian beech, inga, Inga edulis, Inga laurina, ironwood, ironwood tree, ivory tree, Jamaica bayberry, Jamaica dogwood, Jamaican cherry, Japanese pagoda tree, Japanese varnish tree, Kentucky coffee tree, ketembilla, ketembilla tree, keurboom, keurboom, kiaat, kingwood, kingwood tree, kino, Kirkia wilmsii, kitambilla, kitembilla, kowhai, kurchee, kurchi, lacebark, Laguncularia racemosa, lancewood, lancewood tree, lancewood tree, langsat, langset, lanseh tree, Lansium domesticum, laurelwood, lead tree, lemon-wood, lemon-wood tree, lemonwood, lemonwood tree, lemonwood tree, lepidobotrys, Leucadendron argenteum, Leucaena glauca, Leucaena leucocephala, lime, lime tree, linden, linden tree, Lithocarpus densiflorus, locust, locust tree, Lovoa klaineana, Lysiloma bahamensis, Lysiloma latisiliqua, mahogany, mahogany tree, mammee, manila tamarind, Manilkara bidentata, maple-leaved bayur, marble-wood, marblewood, margosa, Maria, marmalade tree, mayeng, medlar, Melia Azadirachta, Melia azedarach, Melia azederach, Meryta sinclairii, mescal bean, Mesua ferrea, millettia, molle, Montezuma, msasa, Muntingia calabura, Myroxylon balsamum, Myroxylon balsamum pereirae, Myroxylon pereirae, Myroxylon toluiferum, nakedwood, Nauclea diderrichii, necklace tree, neem, neem tree, negro pepper, nettle tree, nim tree, nitta tree, oak, oak chestnut, oak tree, obeche, obechi, opepe, Orites excelsa, Osmanthus americanus, Oxandra lanceolata, padauk, padouk, Palaquium gutta, palas, palm, palm tree, palo verde, pandanus, Parkinsonia florida, peach-wood, peachwood, peacock flower fence, pepper tree, pepper tree, pernambuco wood, Persian lilac, Peruvian balsam, Peruvian mastic tree, Phellodendron amurense, phoenix tree, Pimenta acris, Piscidia erythrina, Piscidia piscipula, Pisonia aculeata, Pithecellobium dulce, Plagianthus betulinus, Plagianthus regius, plane tree, platan, pollard, Pomaderris apetala, Poncirus trifoliata, Pongamia glabra, poon, Pouteria zapota, prickly ash, prickly ash, pride of Bolivia, pride-of-India, princewood, Pseudobombax ellipticum, Psychotria capensis, Pterocarpus angolensis, Pterocarpus indicus, Pterocarpus macrocarpus, Pterocarpus marsupium, Pterocarpus santalinus, Pterospermum acerifolium, puka, quandang, quandong, quandong, quandong tree, quandong tree, quira, red sandalwood, red sandalwood, red sanders, red sanderswood, red saunders, red silk-cotton tree, ribbon tree, ribbonwood, ribbonwood, rose chestnut, rosewood, rosewood tree, Ruptiliocarpon caracolito, Sabinea carinalis, samba, sandalwood tree, Santa Maria tree, Santalum album, sapling, sapote, Sarcocephalus diderrichii, satinwood, satinwood tree, scarlet wisteria tree, Schinus chichita, Schinus molle, Schinus terebinthifolius, screw pine, scrub beefwood, Sesbania grandiflora, shade tree, shaving-brush tree, shingle tree, silk wood, silkwood, silver ash, silver quandong tree, silver tree, silver tree, simal, sisham, sissoo, sissu, Sloanea jamaicensis, snag, soapberry, soapberry tree, Sophora japonica, Sophora secundiflora, Sophora sinensis, Sophora tetraptera, souari, souari nut, souari tree, southern beech, Spanish elm, Spanish tamarind, Stenocarpus salignus, Stenocarpus sinuatus, sycamore, tanbark oak, Taraktagenos kurzii, Taraktogenos kurzii, Tarrietia argyrodendron, teak, Tectona grandis, timber tree, tipu, tipu tree, tolu balsam tree, tolu tree, tree of knowledge, treelet, trifoliata, trifoliate orange, Triplochiton scleroxcylon, true sandalwood, tulipwood tree, turreae, Vangueria infausta, Vangueria madagascariensis, vegetable hummingbird, Virgilia capensis, Virgilia divaricata, Virgilia oroboides, wheel tree, white mangrove, white mangrove, white popinac, wild cinnamon, wild fig, wild medlar, wild medlar tree, wild orange, wild tamarind, wild tamarind, willow, willow tree, winter's bark, winter's bark tree, Xylopia aethiopica, yellow jacaranda, yellowwood, yellowwood tree, zebrawood, zebrawood tree


Part holonymbole, burl, crown, limb, stump, tree branch, tree stump, tree trunk, treetop, trunk


Member meronymforest, wood, woods


Substance holonymduramen, heartwood, sapwood

2. tree (shape) a figure that branches from a single root


SamplesGenealogical tree.


Synonymstree diagram


Broader (hypernym)plane figure, two-dimensional figure


Narrower (hyponym)cladogram, stemma

3. Tree (person) English actor and theatrical producer noted for his lavish productions of Shakespeare (1853-1917)


SynonymsSir Herbert Beerbohm Tree


Instance hypernymactor, histrion, player, role player, theatrical producer, thespian


English verb: tree

1. tree (motion) force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape


Synonymscorner


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)channelise, channelize, direct, guide, head, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, steer

2. tree (contact) plant with trees


SamplesThis lot should be treed so that the house will be shaded in summer.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)plant, set

3. tree (competition) chase an animal up a tree


SamplesThe hunters treed the bear with dogs and killed it.
Her dog likes to tree squirrels.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)chase, chase after, dog, give chase, go after, tag, tail, track, trail

4. tree (change) stretch (a shoe) on a shoetree


Synonymsshoetree


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)elongate, stretch









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