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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forest, wood, woodsnoun

    the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area


  1. woodsnoun

    A dense collection of trees covering a relatively small area; smaller than a forest.

  2. woodsnoun

    (Military) For chemical behavior purposes, trees in full leaf (coniferous or medium-dense deciduous forests).

  3. Woodsnoun

    An English topographic surname, variant of Wood.

  4. woodsnoun

    Plural form of woodsman.


  1. woods

    Woods is generally defined as an area covered in trees, smaller than a forest. It is an ecosystem dominated by trees and other woody plants, forming a habitat for various species of animals and plants. It's sometimes also referred to as a woodland.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. WOODS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Woods is ranked #144 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Woods surname appeared 177,425 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 60 would have the surname Woods.

    58.3% or 103,439 total occurrences were White.
    35.3% or 62,631 total occurrences were Black.
    2.7% or 4,861 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.3% or 4,169 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.8% or 1,561 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 745 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of WOODS in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of WOODS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of WOODS in a Sentence

  1. Pierre Cardin:

    Its much more difficult to enter a dark woods alone than when you already know the way through.

  2. Paul Mendelsohn:

    We are not out of the woods yet.

  3. Jeremy Batstone-Carr:

    The Fed's statement earlier in the week helped to squeeze us higher. But the market doesn't have a high degree of conviction at the moment, the outlook remains one of sub-trend growth and low inflation. The downgrades in Italy illustrate that we're not out of the woods as far as growth is concerned.

  4. Ramsey County:

    It is possible that one of the children is in the woods or some other place, but the likelihood is decreasing as time goes by.

  5. Susan Masten:

    It’s decreasing very slowly, i don’t think we’re out of the woods.

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