Definition of Tree

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

Group relationships: Forest, Wood, Woods
Specialized synonyms: Yellowwood, Yellowwood Tree, Lancewood, Lancewood Tree, Oxandra Lanceolata, Guinea Pepper, Negro Pepper, Xylopia Aethiopica, Anise Tree, Drimys Winteri, Winter's Bark, Winter's Bark Tree, Zebrawood, Zebrawood Tree, Brya Ebenus, Granadilla Tree, Granadillo, Acacia, Adenanthera Pavonina, Barbados Pride, Coral-wood, Coralwood, Peacock Flower Fence, Red Sandalwood, Albizia, Albizzia, Conacaste, Elephant's Ear, Enterolobium Cyclocarpa, Inga, Ice-cream Bean, Inga Edulis, Guama, Inga Laurina, Lead Tree, Leucaena Glauca, Leucaena Leucocephala, White Popinac, Lysiloma Bahamensis, Lysiloma Latisiliqua, Wild Tamarind, Nitta Tree, Camachile, Huamachil, Manila Tamarind, Pithecellobium Dulce, Wild Tamarind, Alstonia Scholaris, Devil Tree, Dita, Dita Bark, Conessi, Holarrhena Antidysenterica, Holarrhena Pubescens, Ivory Tree, Kurchee, Kurchi, Meryta Sinclairii, Puka, Cockspur, Pisonia Aculeata, Pandanus, Screw Pine, Hoheria Populnea, Houhere, Lacebark, Ribbonwood, Plagianthus Betulinus, Plagianthus Regius, Ribbon Tree, Ribbonwood, Tulipwood Tree, Bombax Ceiba, Bombax Malabarica, Red Silk-cotton Tree, Simal, Montezuma, Pseudobombax Ellipticum, Shaving-brush Tree, Blue Fig, Brisbane Quandong, Elaeocarpus Grandis, Quandong, Quandong Tree, Silver Quandong Tree, Calabur Tree, Calabura, Jamaican Cherry, Muntingia Calabura, Silk Wood, Silkwood, Break-axe, Breakax, Breakaxe, Sloanea Jamaicensis, Bottle Tree, Bottle-tree, Chinese Parasol, Chinese Parasol Tree, Firmiana Simplex, Japanese Varnish Tree, Phoenix Tree, Maple-leaved Bayur, Mayeng, Pterospermum Acerifolium, Silver Tree, Tarrietia Argyrodendron, Arere, Obeche, Obechi, Samba, Triplochiton Scleroxcylon, Basswood, Lime, Lime Tree, Linden, Linden Tree, Leucadendron Argenteum, Silver Tree, Orites Excelsa, Prickly Ash, Firewheel Tree, Stenocarpus Sinuatus, Wheel Tree, Beefwood, Scrub Beefwood, Stenocarpus Salignus, Casuarina, Beech, Beech Tree, Chestnut, Chestnut Tree, Oak Chestnut, Castanea Chrysophylla, Castanopsis Chrysophylla, Chrysolepis Chrysophylla, Giant Chinkapin, Golden Chinkapin, Lithocarpus Densiflorus, Tanbark Oak, Evergreen Beech, Southern Beech, Oak, Oak Tree, Birch, Birch Tree, Alder, Alder Tree, Hornbeam, Hop Hornbeam, Fringe Tree, Ash, Ash Tree, American Olive, Devilwood, Osmanthus Americanus, Dhava, Dhawa, Button Mangrove, Button Tree, Conocarpus Erectus, Laguncularia Racemosa, White Mangrove, Bay-rum Tree, Bayberry, Jamaica Bayberry, Pimenta Acris, Wild Cinnamon, Gum, Gum Tree, Poon, Calaba, Calophyllum Calaba, Santa Maria Tree, Calophyllum Longifolium, Maria, Calophyllum Candidissimum, Lancewood Tree, Laurelwood, Clusia, Clusia Flava, Wild Fig, Ironwood, Ironwood Tree, Mesua Ferrea, Rose Chestnut, Caryocar Nuciferum, Souari, Souari Nut, Souari Tree, Dipterocarp, Ceylon Gooseberry, Dovyalis Hebecarpa, Ketembilla, Ketembilla Tree, Kitambilla, Kitembilla, Chaulmoogra, Chaulmoogra Tree, Chaulmugra, Hydnocarpus Kurzii, Taraktagenos Kurzii, Taraktogenos Kurzii, Hydnocarpus Laurifolia, Hydnocarpus Wightiana, Idesia, Idesia Polycarpa, Australian Nettle, Australian Nettle Tree, Fig Tree, Elm, Elm Tree, Hackberry, Nettle Tree, Cabbage Tree, Cordyline Australis, Grass Tree, Bonduc, Bonduc Tree, Caesalpinia Bonduc, Caesalpinia Bonducella, Caesalpinia Coriaria, Divi-divi, Brazilwood, Caesalpinia Echinata, Peach-wood, Peachwood, Pernambuco Wood, Brazilian Ironwood, Caesalpinia Ferrea, Acrocarpus Fraxinifolius, Shingle Tree, Brachystegia Speciformis, Msasa, Cassia, Locust, Locust Tree, Bonduc, Chicot, Gymnocladus Dioica, Kentucky Coffee Tree, Cercidium Floridum, Palo Verde, Parkinsonia Florida, Andelmin, Angelim, African Sandalwood, Baphia Nitida, Camwood, Butea Frondosa, Butea Monosperma, Dak, Dhak, Palas, Rosewood, Rosewood Tree, Dalbergia Sissoo, Sisham, Sissoo, Sissu, Dalbergia Cearensis, Kingwood, Kingwood Tree, Cocobolo, Dalbergia Retusa, Blackwood, Blackwood Tree, Coral Tree, Erythrina, Gliricidia, Millettia, Myroxylon Balsamum, Myroxylon Toluiferum, Tolu Balsam Tree, Tolu Tree, Myroxylon Balsamum Pereirae, Myroxylon Pereirae, Peruvian Balsam, Necklace Tree, Fish Fuddle, Jamaica Dogwood, Piscidia Erythrina, Piscidia Piscipula, Quira, Indian Beech, Pongamia Glabra, Bloodwood Tree, Kiaat, Pterocarpus Angolensis, Amboyna, Padauk, Padouk, Pterocarpus Indicus, Burma Padauk, Burmese Rosewood, Pterocarpus Macrocarpus, Kino, Pterocarpus Marsupium, Pterocarpus Santalinus, Red Sandalwood, Red Sanders, Red Sanderswood, Red Saunders, Carib Wood, Sabinea Carinalis, Scarlet Wisteria Tree, Sesbania Grandiflora, Vegetable Hummingbird, Chinese Scholar Tree, Chinese Scholartree, Japanese Pagoda Tree, Sophora Japonica, Sophora Sinensis, Coral Bean, Frijolillo, Frijolito, Mescal Bean, Sophora Secundiflora, Kowhai, Sophora Tetraptera, Pride Of Bolivia, Tipu, Tipu Tree, Yellow Jacaranda, Keurboom, Virgilia Capensis, Virgilia Oroboides, Keurboom, Virgilia Divaricata, Palm, Palm Tree, Calycophyllum Candidissimum, Dagame, Lemonwood Tree, Coffee, Coffee Tree, Chinchona, Cinchona, Nauclea Diderrichii, Opepe, Sarcocephalus Diderrichii, Lemon-wood, Lemon-wood Tree, Lemonwood, Lemonwood Tree, Psychotria Capensis, Medlar, Vangueria Infausta, Wild Medlar, Wild Medlar Tree, Spanish Tamarind, Vangueria Madagascariensis, Incense Tree, Mahogany, Mahogany Tree, Azedarach, Azederach, China Tree, Chinaberry, Chinaberry Tree, Melia Azedarach, Melia Azederach, Persian Lilac, Pride-of-india, Arishth, Azadirachta Indica, Margosa, Melia Azadirachta, Neem, Neem Tree, Nim Tree, Chloroxylon Swietenia, Satinwood, Satinwood Tree, Silver Ash, Langsat, Langset, Lanseh Tree, Lansium Domesticum, African Walnut, Lovoa Klaineana, Turreae, Lepidobotrys, Caracolito, Ruptiliocarpon Caracolito, Cork Tree, Phellodendron Amurense, Poncirus Trifoliata, Trifoliata, Trifoliate Orange, Wild Orange, Prickly Ash, Bitterwood Tree, Kirkia Wilmsii, Pepper Tree, Willow, Willow Tree, Sandalwood Tree, Santalum Album, True Sandalwood, Eucarya Acuminata, Fusanus Acuminatus, Quandang, Quandong, Quandong Tree, Aalii, Soapberry, Soapberry Tree, Aroeira Blanca, Schinus Chichita, Molle, Pepper Tree, Peruvian Mastic Tree, Schinus Molle, Brazilian Pepper Tree, Schinus Terebinthifolius, Diospyros Ebenum, Ebony, Ebony Tree, Andaman Marble, Diospyros Kurzii, Marble-wood, Marblewood, Balata, Balata Tree, Beefwood, Bully Tree, Manilkara Bidentata, Gutta-percha Tree, Palaquium Gutta, Gutta-percha Tree, Calocarpum Zapota, Mammee, Marmalade Tree, Pouteria Zapota, Sapote, Ceratopetalum Gummiferum, Christmas Bush, Christmas Tree, Plane Tree, Platan, Sycamore, Calabash, Calabash Tree, Crescentia Cujete, Cordia Gerascanthus, Princewood, Spanish Elm, Avicennia Officinalis, White Mangrove, Aegiceras Majus, Black Mangrove, Teak, Tectona Grandis, Snag, Timber Tree, Treelet, Arbor, Bean Tree, Pollard, Sapling, Shade Tree, Gymnospermous Tree, Angiospermous Tree, Flowering Tree, Fever Tree, Bonsai, Nakedwood, Hazel, Hazel Tree, Pomaderris Apetala, Tree Of Knowledge
Terms within: Sapwood, Duramen, Heartwood
Generic synonyms: Ligneous Plant, Woody Plant
Terms within: Stump, Tree Stump, Crown, Treetop, Limb, Tree Branch, Bole, Tree Trunk, Trunk, Burl
Derivative terms: Treelet



2. Verb. Force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape.
Exact synonyms: Corner
Generic synonyms: Channelise, Channelize, Direct, Guide, Head, Maneuver, Manoeuver, Manoeuvre, Point, Steer
Derivative terms: Corner, Corner, Corner, Corner

3. Noun. A figure that branches from a single root. "Genealogical tree"
Exact synonyms: Tree Diagram
Generic synonyms: Plane Figure, Two-dimensional Figure
Specialized synonyms: Cladogram, Stemma

4. Verb. Plant with trees. "This lot should be treed so that the house will be shaded in summer"
Generic synonyms: Plant, Set

5. Noun. English actor and theatrical producer noted for his lavish productions of Shakespeare (1853-1917).

6. Verb. Chase an animal up a tree. "Her dog likes to tree squirrels"

7. Verb. Stretch (a shoe) on a shoetree.
Exact synonyms: Shoetree
Generic synonyms: Elongate, Stretch

Definition of Tree

1. n. Any perennial woody plant of considerable size (usually over twenty feet high) and growing with a single trunk.

2. v. t. To drive to a tree; to cause to ascend a tree; as, a dog trees a squirrel.

Definition of Tree

1. Noun. A large plant, not exactly defined, but typically over four meters in height, a single trunk which grows in girth with age and branches (which also grow in circumference with age). ¹

2. Noun. Any plant that is reminiscent of the above but not classified as a tree in the strict botanical sense: for example the banana "tree". ¹

3. Noun. An object made from a tree trunk and having multiple hooks or storage platforms. ¹

4. Noun. A device used to hold or stretch a shoe open. ¹

5. Noun. The structural frame of a saddle. ¹

6. Noun. (graph theory) A connected graph with no cycles or, equivalently, a connected graph with ''n'' vertices and ''n''-1 edges. ¹

7. Noun. (computing theory) A recursive data structure in which each node has zero or more nodes as children. ¹

8. Noun. (graphical user interface) A display or listing of entries or elements such that there are primary and secondary entries shown, usually linked by drawn lines or by indenting to the right. ¹

9. Noun. Any structure or construct having branches akin to (1). ¹

10. Noun. The structure or wooden frame used in the construction of a saddle used in horse riding. ¹

11. Noun. (context: informal) Marijuana. ¹

12. Verb. (transitive) To chase (an animal or person) up a tree. ¹

13. Verb. (transitive) To place upon a tree; to fit with a tree; to stretch upon a tree. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tree

1. to drive up a tree (a tall, woody plant) [v TREED, TREEING, TREES]

Medical Definition of Tree

1. A woody plant at least 5 metres high, with a main stem the lower part of which is usually unbranched. (19 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tree

treck
trecked
trecking
trecks
treckschuyt
treckschuyts
treddled
treddles
treddling
tredecennial
tredecillion
tredecillions
tredille
tredilles
tree (current term)
tree-frog
tree-hugger
tree-hugging
tree-line
tree-living
tree-ring
tree-rings
tree-shaped
tree-shrew
tree-worship
tree bark
tree branch
tree celandine
tree clubmoss

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