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tree

tree

 
pronunciation:
tri
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a woody plant that has a long main trunk and many branches. Trees usually grow quite tall.
 
definition 2: any object that is like a tree.
You can hang your coat on the clothes tree.
definition 3: a chart that shows the generations of a family.
Our family tree has five generations.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: treed, treeing, trees
definition: to force to climb up a tree so as to avoid danger.
A big dog treed our cat.
 
derivations: treeless (adj.), treelike (adj.)
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broader category that includes trees
see/see also tree
some activities with trees
some categories of trees
some examples of trees
some kinds of trees
some parts of trees
some people associated with trees
some people who study trees
some places for trees
some things trees provide
some things built in trees
some things produced by trees
young trees