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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. Unknown:

    Use the talents you possess -- for the woods would be a very silent place if no birds sang except for the best.

  2. Phil Orlando:

    It is inconceivable to us, with $3.65 trillion in foreign currency reserves, the Chinese government and the PBOC would sit there and watch the second largest economy in the world slide into recession or worse, i don't know if we're completely out of the woods at this point.

  3. George Gordon Byron:

    There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar I love not Man the less, but Nature more.

  4. Robert Frost:

    Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow.

  5. Tiger Woods:

    I'm just trying to get up there where I can win tournaments, get my game organized so I can be consistent on a tournament basis, where I'm going to give Tiger Woods a chance to win each and every event I play in.

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