Definitions for treetri

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

treetri(n.; v.)treed, tree•ing.

  1. (n.)a plant having a permanently woody main stem or trunk, ordinarily growing to a considerable height, and usu. developing branches at some distance from the ground.

    Category: Botany

  2. any of various shrubs, bushes, and plants, as the banana, resembling a tree in form and size.

    Category: Plants

  3. something resembling a tree in shape, as a clothes tree.

  4. Also called tree′ di`agram. a diagram, as in linguistics or mathematics, in which lines branch out from a central point or stem without forming any closed loops.

    Category: Language/Linguistics, Math

  5. Ref: family tree.

  6. a pole, post, beam, bar, handle, or the like, as one forming part of some structure.

    Category: Building Trades

  7. Ref: shoetree.

  8. Ref: saddletree.

  9. a treelike group of crystals, as one forming in an electrolytic cell.

    Category: Crystallography

  10. a computer data structure organized like a tree whose nodes store data elements and whose branches represent pointers to other nodes in the tree.

    Category: Computers

  11. Ref: Christmas tree.

  12. a gallows or gibbet.

  13. the cross on which Christ was crucified.

  14. (v.t.)to drive into or up a tree, as one pursued.

  15. to put into a difficult position; corner.

    Category: Informal

  16. to stretch or shape on a tree, as a boot.

Idioms for tree:

  1. up a tree, in a difficult or embarrassing situation.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of tree:

bef. 900; ME; OE trēo(w), c. OFris, ON trē, OS treo tree, Go triu stick; akin to Gk drŷs oak, Skt, Avestan dru wood



  1. Sir Herbert Beerbohm, (Herbert Beerbohm), 1853–1917, English actor and theater manager.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tree(noun)

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

  2. tree, tree diagram(noun)

    a figure that branches from a single root

    "genealogical tree"

  3. Tree, Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree(verb)

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

  4. corner, tree(verb)

    force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape

  5. tree(verb)

    plant with trees

    "this lot should be treed so that the house will be shaded in summer"

  6. tree(verb)

    chase an animal up a tree

    "the hunters treed the bear with dogs and killed it"; "her dog likes to tree squirrels"

  7. tree, shoetree(verb)

    stretch (a shoe) on a shoetree

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. tree(noun)tri

    a large plant with a trunk, branches and leaves

    an oak/beech/fir tree


  1. tree(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).

  2. tree(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".

  3. tree(Noun)

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

    He had the choice of buying a scratching post or a cat tree.

  4. tree(Noun)

    A device used to hold or stretch a shoe open.

    He put a shoe tree in each of his shoes.

  5. tree(Noun)

    The structural frame of a saddle.

  6. tree(Noun)

    A connected graph with no cycles or, equivalently, a connected graph with n vertices and n-1 edges.

  7. tree(Noun)

    A recursive data structure in which each node has zero or more nodes as children.

  8. tree(Noun)

    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.

    Weu2019ll show it as a tree list.

  9. tree(Noun)

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

  10. tree(Verb)

    To chase (an animal or person) up a tree.

    The dog treed the cat.

  11. tree(Verb)

    To place upon a tree; to fit with a tree; to stretch upon a tree.

    to tree a boot

  12. tree(Noun)

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

  13. tree(Noun)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Tree(noun)

    any perennial woody plant of considerable size (usually over twenty feet high) and growing with a single trunk

  2. Tree(noun)

    something constructed in the form of, or considered as resembling, a tree, consisting of a stem, or stock, and branches; as, a genealogical tree

  3. Tree(noun)

    a piece of timber, or something commonly made of timber; -- used in composition, as in axletree, boottree, chesstree, crosstree, whiffletree, and the like

  4. Tree(noun)

    a cross or gallows; as Tyburn tree

  5. Tree(noun)

    wood; timber

  6. Tree(noun)

    a mass of crystals, aggregated in arborescent forms, obtained by precipitation of a metal from solution. See Lead tree, under Lead

  7. Tree(verb)

    to drive to a tree; to cause to ascend a tree; as, a dog trees a squirrel

  8. Tree(verb)

    to place upon a tree; to fit with a tree; to stretch upon a tree; as, to tree a boot. See Tree, n., 3


  1. Tree

    In botany, a tree is a plant with an elongated stem, or trunk, supporting leaves or branches. In some usages, the definition of a tree may be narrower, including only woody plants, only plants that are usable as lumber, only plants above a specified height or only perennial species. At its broadest, trees include the taller palms, the tree ferns, bananas and bamboo. A tree typically has many secondary branches supported clear of the ground by the trunk. This trunk typically contains woody tissue for strength, and vascular tissue to carry materials from one part of the tree to another. For most trees it is surrounded by a layer of bark which serves as a protective barrier. Below the ground, the roots branch and spread out widely; they serve to anchor the tree and extract moisture and nutrients from the soil. Above ground, the branches divide into smaller branches and shoots. The shoots typically bear leaves, which capture light energy and convert it into chemical energy by photosynthesis, providing the food needed by the tree for its growth and development. Flowers and fruit may also be present, but some trees such as conifers instead have pollen cones and seed cones, and others such as tree ferns produce spores instead.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tree' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1678

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tree' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1390

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tree' in Nouns Frequency: #276

Anagrams of tree

  1. reet

  2. rete

Translations for tree

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the largest kind of plant, with a thick, firm, wooden stem and branches

We have three apple trees growing in our garden.

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