a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
tree, tree diagram(noun)
a figure that branches from a single root
Tree, Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree(verb)
English actor and theatrical producer noted for his lavish productions of Shakespeare (1853-1917)
force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape
plant with trees
"this lot should be treed so that the house will be shaded in summer"
chase an animal up a tree
"the hunters treed the bear with dogs and killed it"; "her dog likes to tree squirrels"
stretch (a shoe) on a shoetree
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).
Any plant that is reminiscent of the above but not classified as a tree in the strict botanical sense: for example the banana "tree".
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.
A device used to hold or stretch a shoe open.
He put a shoe tree in each of his shoes.
The structural frame of a saddle.
A connected graph with no cycles or, equivalently, a connected graph with n vertices and n-1 edges.
A recursive data structure in which each node has zero or more nodes as children.
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.
Any structure or construct having branches akin to (1).
To chase (an animal or person) up a tree.
The dog treed the cat.
To place upon a tree; to fit with a tree; to stretch upon a tree.
to tree a boot
The structure or wooden frame used in the construction of a saddle used in horse riding.
any perennial woody plant of considerable size (usually over twenty feet high) and growing with a single trunk
something constructed in the form of, or considered as resembling, a tree, consisting of a stem, or stock, and branches; as, a genealogical tree
a piece of timber, or something commonly made of timber; -- used in composition, as in axletree, boottree, chesstree, crosstree, whiffletree, and the like
a cross or gallows; as Tyburn tree
a mass of crystals, aggregated in arborescent forms, obtained by precipitation of a metal from solution. See Lead tree, under Lead
to drive to a tree; to cause to ascend a tree; as, a dog trees a squirrel
to place upon a tree; to fit with a tree; to stretch upon a tree; as, to tree a boot. See Tree, n., 3
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
trē, n. a plant having a single trunk, woody, branched, and of a large size: anything like a tree: wood, as in the compounds axle-tree, saddle-tree, &c.: a cudgel: (B.) a cross.—v.t. to drive into a tree, to corner: to form on a tree.—v.i. to take refuge in a tree.—ns. Tree′-cac′tus, the giant cactus or saguaro; Tree′-calf, a light-brown calf bookbinding, stained by acids into a conventional pattern, supposed to resemble the trunk of a tree and its branches; Tree′-dove, one of many arboricole Indian pigeons; Tree′-fern, a fern with a tree-like, woody stem, and a head of fronds resembling the leaves of palms, found only in tropical countries; Tree′-frog, a family of Amphibians, more closely related in structure to the toads than to frogs proper.—adjs. Tree′less, having no trees; Trēēn, wooden, made of wood: (Spens.) of trees.—ns. Tree′nail, Tre′nail, a long wooden pin or nail to fasten the planks of a ship to the timbers; Tree′-nymph, a hamadryad; Tree′-of-lib′erty, a tree dedicated to liberty, set up in some public place; Tree′-of-life, arbor vitæ: a tree in the garden of Eden, described in Gen. ii. 9; Tree′ship, existence as a tree; Tree′-top, the top of a tree; Tree′-wor′ship, dendrolatry. [A.S. treó, treów; Ice. tré, Gr. drus, Sans. dru.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'tree' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1678
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'tree' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1390
Rank popularity for the word 'tree' in Nouns Frequency: #276
The numerical value of tree in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of tree in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Our neighbour's tree is our tree; our tree is our neighbour's tree!
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it the tree is the real thing.
I loved it the way it was, that tree, I've hit it too many times, trust me. I've had my issues on that hole with that tree. But I thought it was a fantastic hole. It's iconic, that tree, and I don't think you can ever, ever replace it.
I heard a tree crack, and then I turned around and saw little kids running, then I saw the tree fall on top of the little kids, i ran over there with a bunch of parents and we just started going through the tree and the bushes and we started pulling them out.
Nothing is nailed into the tree. So there's a tripod that we strap to the tree and the feet of this tripod are made of neoprene, so they mold to the bark. So once you've taken the step down, there's no sign it was ever up. And it doesn't bruise the tree underneath the bark.
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- شَجَرَةٌ, شَجَرٌArabic
- khoka, quqaAymara
- গাছ, বৃক্ষBengali
- ཤིངTibetan Standard
- gwezenn, gwezBreton
- arbreCatalan, Valencian
- ᒥᔅᑎᒄ, mistikCree
- дрѣвоOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- colfen, coeden, prenWelsh
- Baum, SchuhspannerGerman
- δέντρο, δένδροGreek
- árbol, enarbolarSpanish
- دار, درخت, شجرPersian
- ajaa puuhun, puuFinnish
- vu ni kau, kauFijian
- arçon, arbreFrench
- beamWestern Frisian
- craobhScottish Gaelic
- bishiyoyi, bishiyaHausa
- עץ, עֵץHebrew
- पेड़, वृक्षHindi
- pyebwaHaitian Creole
- 木, 樹木, ツリー構造, ツリーリスト, 靴型, ツリーJapanese
- ағаш, дарақKazakh
- orpikKalaallisut, Greenlandic
- ವೃಕ್ಷ, ಮರKannada
- 나무, 낭Korean
- жыгач, даракKyrgyz
- BamLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- дрво, калапMacedonian
- झाड, वृक्षMarathi
- pokok, pohonMalay
- imin erò ogoda, imin eroNauru
- tsin ííʼáhígíí, tsin ííʼáiiNavajo, Navaho
- mtengoChichewa, Chewa, Nyanja
- ᒥᐦᑎᐟ, mitig, ᒥᐦᑎᑯᐟ, mitigoogOjibwe, Ojibwa
- бæлас, бæласæOssetian, Ossetic
- ਪੇੜ, ਦਰੱਖ਼ਤPanjabi, Punjabi
- drzewo, prawidłoPolish
- plaunta, plànta, bos-ch, plontaRomansh
- pom, arbore, copacRomanian
- де́рево, распо́рка, дре́воRussian
- तरु, वृक्ष, कुज, द्रुमSanskrit
- muorraNorthern Sami
- drvo, дрво, stablo, стаблоSerbo-Croatian
- ගසSinhala, Sinhalese
- žlica, drevoSlovene
- dru, pemëAlbanian
- sefateSouthern Sotho
- träd, skoblockSwedish
- చెట్టు, వృక్షముTelugu
- шаҷар, дарахтTajik
- พฤกษา, ต้นไม้, เฌอ, แผนภาพต้นไม้Thai
- агач, дорTatar
- دەرەخUyghur, Uighur
- پیڑ, ورکشUrdu
- bimil, bimVolapük
- umuthi, isihlahlaZulu
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