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wood

wood

 
pronunciation:
wUd
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the hard substance lying under the bark that composes the trunk and branches of a tree.
 
definition 2: such a substance cut and dried for use as a building material; lumber; timber.
similar words:
lumber, timber
definition 3: such a substance used for fuel; firewood.
definition 4: (usu. pl.) a collection of trees growing close together in one area; forest; grove.
 
definition 5: a wooden-headed golf club.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: made of or used for wood.
similar words:
wooden
definition 2: living or found in wood or woods.
wood animals
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: wooded, wooding, woods
definition 1: to plant or cover with trees.
similar words:
forest
definition 2: to furnish or fuel with wood.
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Are you looking for the word would (a helping verb)? Wood and would sound alike but have different meanings.
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  • wooden:
    made of wood.
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