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tree

 (trē)
n.
1.
a. A perennial woody plant having a main trunk and usually a distinct crown.
b. A plant or shrub resembling a tree in form or size.
2.
a. Something that resembles a tree in form, especially a diagram or arrangement that has branches showing relationships of hierarchy or lineage.
b. Computers A structure for organizing or classifying data in which every item can be traced to a single origin through a unique path.
3.
a. A wooden beam, post, stake, or bar used as part of a framework or structure.
b. A saddletree.
4. Archaic
a. A gallows.
b. The cross on which Jesus was crucified.
tr.v. treed, tree·ing, trees
1. To force up a tree: Dogs treed the raccoon.
2. Informal To force into a difficult position; corner: the reporters finally treed the mayor.
3. To supply or cover with trees: a hillside that is treed with oaks.
Idiom:
up a tree Informal
In a situation of great difficulty or perplexity; helpless.

[Middle English, from Old English trēow; see deru- in Indo-European roots.]

tree′less adj.

tree

(triː)
n
1. (Plants) any large woody perennial plant with a distinct trunk giving rise to branches or leaves at some distance from the ground.
2. (Plants) any plant that resembles this but has a trunk not made of wood, such as a palm tree
3. a wooden post, bar, etc
4. (Genetics) See family tree, shoetree, saddletree
5. (Chemistry) chem a treelike crystal growth; dendrite
6.
a. a branching diagrammatic representation of something, such as the grammatical structure of a sentence
b. (as modifier): a tree diagram.
7. an archaic word for gallows
8. (Theology) archaic the cross on which Christ was crucified
9. at the top of the tree in the highest position of a profession, etc
10. up a tree informal US and Canadian in a difficult situation; trapped or stumped
vb (tr) , trees, treeing or treed
11. (Hunting) to drive or force up a tree
12. (Clothing & Fashion) to shape or stretch (a shoe) on a shoetree
[Old English trēo; related to Old Frisian, Old Norse trē, Old Saxon trio, Gothic triu, Greek doru wood, drus tree]
ˈtreeless adj
ˈtreelessness n
ˈtreeˌlike adj

Tree

(triː)
n
(Biography) Sir Herbert Beerbohm. 1853–1917, English actor and theatre manager; half-brother of Sir Max Beerbohm. He was noted for his lavish productions of Shakespeare

tree

(tri)

n., v. treed, tree•ing. n.
1. a plant having a permanently woody main stem or trunk, ordinarily growing to a considerable height, and usu. developing branches at some distance from the ground.
2. any of various shrubs, bushes, and plants, as the banana, resembling a tree in form and size.
3. something resembling a tree in shape, as a clothes tree.
4. Also called tree′ di`agram. a diagram, as in linguistics or mathematics, in which lines branch out from a central point or stem without forming any closed loops.
6. a pole, post, beam, bar, handle, or the like, as one forming part of some structure.
9. a treelike group of crystals, as one forming in an electrolytic cell.
10. a computer data structure organized like a tree whose nodes store data elements and whose branches represent pointers to other nodes in the tree.
12. a gallows or gibbet.
13. the cross on which Christ was crucified.
v.t.
14. to drive into or up a tree, as one pursued.
15. to put into a difficult position; corner.
16. to stretch or shape on a tree, as a boot.
Idioms:
up a tree, in a difficult or embarrassing situation.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English trēo(w), c. Old Frisian, Old Norse trē, Old Saxon treo tree, Gothic triu stick; akin to Greek drŷs oak, Skt, Avestan dru wood]
tree′less, adj.

Tree

(tri)

n.
Sir Herbert Beerbohm, (Herbert Beerbohm), 1853–1917, English actor and theater manager.

tree

(trē)
A perennial plant typically having a single woody stem, and usually branches and leaves.

tree

- Part of a large Indo-European group based on deru/doru-, "oak."
See also related terms for oak.

tree


Past participle: treed
Gerund: treeing

Imperative
tree
tree
Present
I tree
you tree
he/she/it trees
we tree
you tree
they tree
Preterite
I treed
you treed
he/she/it treed
we treed
you treed
they treed
Present Continuous
I am treeing
you are treeing
he/she/it is treeing
we are treeing
you are treeing
they are treeing
Present Perfect
I have treed
you have treed
he/she/it has treed
we have treed
you have treed
they have treed
Past Continuous
I was treeing
you were treeing
he/she/it was treeing
we were treeing
you were treeing
they were treeing
Past Perfect
I had treed
you had treed
he/she/it had treed
we had treed
you had treed
they had treed
Future
I will tree
you will tree
he/she/it will tree
we will tree
you will tree
they will tree
Future Perfect
I will have treed
you will have treed
he/she/it will have treed
we will have treed
you will have treed
they will have treed
Future Continuous
I will be treeing
you will be treeing
he/she/it will be treeing
we will be treeing
you will be treeing
they will be treeing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been treeing
you have been treeing
he/she/it has been treeing
we have been treeing
you have been treeing
they have been treeing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been treeing
you will have been treeing
he/she/it will have been treeing
we will have been treeing
you will have been treeing
they will have been treeing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been treeing
you had been treeing
he/she/it had been treeing
we had been treeing
you had been treeing
they had been treeing
Conditional
I would tree
you would tree
he/she/it would tree
we would tree
you would tree
they would tree
Past Conditional
I would have treed
you would have treed
he/she/it would have treed
we would have treed
you would have treed
they would have treed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crowntree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
forest, woods, wood - the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
yellowwood tree, yellowwood - any of various trees having yellowish wood or yielding a yellow extract
Oxandra lanceolata, lancewood, lancewood tree - source of most of the lancewood of commerce
negro pepper, Xylopia aethiopica, Guinea pepper - tropical west African evergreen tree bearing pungent aromatic seeds used as a condiment and in folk medicine
anise tree - any of several evergreen shrubs and small trees of the genus Illicium
Drimys winteri, winter's bark tree, winter's bark - South American evergreen tree yielding winter's bark and a light soft wood similar to basswood
zebrawood tree, zebrawood - any of various trees or shrubs having mottled or striped wood
Brya ebenus, granadilla tree, granadillo - West Indian tree yielding a fine grade of green ebony
acacia - any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia
Adenanthera pavonina, Barbados pride, coralwood, coral-wood, peacock flower fence, red sandalwood - East Indian tree with racemes of yellow-white flowers; cultivated as an ornamental
albizia, albizzia - any of numerous trees of the genus Albizia
conacaste, Enterolobium cyclocarpa, elephant's ear - tropical South American tree having a wide-spreading crown of bipinnate leaves and coiled ear-shaped fruits; grown for shade and ornament as well as valuable timber
inga - any tree or shrub of the genus Inga having pinnate leaves and showy usually white flowers; cultivated as ornamentals
ice-cream bean, Inga edulis - ornamental evergreen tree with masses of white flowers; tropical and subtropical America
guama, Inga laurina - tropical tree of Central America and West Indies and Puerto Rico having spikes of white flowers; used as shade for coffee plantations
lead tree, Leucaena glauca, Leucaena leucocephala, white popinac - low scrubby tree of tropical and subtropical North America having white flowers tinged with yellow resembling mimosa and long flattened pods
Lysiloma bahamensis, Lysiloma latisiliqua, wild tamarind - a tree of the West Indies and Florida and Mexico; resembles tamarind and has long flat pods
nitta tree - any of several Old World tropical trees of the genus Parkia having heads of red or yellow flowers followed by pods usually containing edible seeds and pulp
camachile, huamachil, manila tamarind, Pithecellobium dulce, wild tamarind - common thorny tropical American tree having terminal racemes of yellow flowers followed by sickle-shaped or circinate edible pods and yielding good timber and a yellow dye and mucilaginous gum
Alstonia scholaris, devil tree, dita, dita bark - evergreen tree of eastern Asia and Philippines having large leathery leaves and small green-white flowers in compact cymes; bark formerly used medicinally
conessi, Holarrhena antidysenterica, Holarrhena pubescens, ivory tree, kurchee, kurchi - tropical Asian tree with hard white wood and bark formerly used as a remedy for dysentery and diarrhea
Meryta sinclairii, puka - small roundheaded New Zealand tree having large resinous leaves and panicles of green-white flowers
Pisonia aculeata, cockspur - small spiny West Indian tree
screw pine, pandanus - any of various Old World tropical palmlike trees having huge prop roots and edible conelike fruits and leaves like pineapple leaves
Hoheria populnea, houhere, lacebark, ribbonwood - small tree or shrub of New Zealand having a profusion of axillary clusters of honey-scented paper-white flowers and whose bark is used for cordage
Plagianthus betulinus, Plagianthus regius, ribbon tree, ribbonwood - deciduous New Zealand tree whose inner bark yields a strong fiber that resembles flax and is called New Zealand cotton
tulipwood tree - any of various trees yielding variously colored woods similar to true tulipwood
Bombax ceiba, Bombax malabarica, red silk-cotton tree, simal - East Indian silk cotton tree yielding fibers inferior to kapok
Montezuma - evergreen tree with large leathery leaves and large pink to orange flowers; considered a link plant between families Bombacaceae and Sterculiaceae
Pseudobombax ellipticum, shaving-brush tree - tree of Mexico to Guatemala having densely hairy flowers with long narrow petals clustered at ends of branches before leaves appear
2.tree - a figure that branches from a single roottree - a figure that branches from a single root; "genealogical tree"
plane figure, two-dimensional figure - a two-dimensional shape
cladogram - a tree diagram used to illustrate phylogenetic relationships
stemma - a tree diagram showing a reconstruction of the transmission of manuscripts of a literary work
3.Tree - English actor and theatrical producer noted for his lavish productions of Shakespeare (1853-1917)
Verb1.tree - force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape
channelise, channelize, guide, maneuver, steer, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, head, direct - direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
2.tree - plant with trees; "this lot should be treed so that the house will be shaded in summer"
plant, set - put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground; "Let's plant flowers in the garden"
3.tree - chase an animal up a tree; "the hunters treed the bear with dogs and killed it"; "her dog likes to tree squirrels"
dog, give chase, go after, chase, tail, chase after, trail, track, tag - go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"
4.tree - stretch (a shoe) on a shoetree
elongate, stretch - make long or longer by pulling and stretching; "stretch the fabric"

tree

noun
Related words
adjectives arboreal, arboreous
Quotations
"The tree is known by its fruit" Bible: St. Matthew
"I think that I shall never see"
"A poem lovely as a tree" [Joyce Kilmer Trees]
"Of all the trees that grow so fair,"
"Old England to adorn,"
"Greater are none beneath the Sun,"
"Than Oak, and Ash, and Thorn" [Rudyard Kipling Puck of Pook's Hill]

Trees

acacia, akee, alder, almond, aloe, apple, apricot, ash, aspen, balsa, banana, banyan, baobab, bay, beech, birch, bonsai, box, brazil, bunya, butternut, cacao, carob, cashew, cassia, cedar, cedar of Lebanon, cherry, chestnut, cinnamon, citrus, coco, coconut, coolabah, cork oak, cypress, date palm, deal, dogwood, Douglas fir, ebony, elder, elm, eucalyptus or eucalypt, fig, fir, grapefruit, ground ash, ground oak, guava, gum, gympie, hawthorn, hazel, hemlock, hickory, holly, hornbeam, horse chestnut, ilex, ironwood, jacaranda, Judas tree, juniper, karri, kauri, laburnum, larch, laurel, lemon, lilac, lime, lind, linden, lotus, macrocarpa, magnolia, mahogany, mango, mangrove, maple, melaleuca, mimosa, monkey puzzle or Chile pine, mountain ash, mulberry, nutmeg, oak, olive, orange, osier, palm, papaya, paperbark, pawpaw or papaw, peach, pear, persimmon, pine, plane, plum, pomegranate, poplar, pussy willow, quince, raffia, redwood, rosewood, rowan, sandalwood, sassafras, Scots fir, Scots pine, sequoia, silver birch, spruce, stringy-bark, sycamore, tamarind, teak, walnut, weeping willow, white ash, whitebeam, willow, witch, witch elm, yew, ylang-ylang, yucca
Translations
شَجَرَةشَجَرَه
дърво
strom
træ
arbo
puu
puu
drvo
fa
pohon
tré
ツリーリスト
나무
arbor
medismedžio viršūnėkamienasmaksimalus medžio aukštis
koks
arborecopacpom
strom
drevožlica
träd
แผนภาพต้นไม้ต้นไม้
дерево
cây

tree

[triː]
A. N
1. (Bot) → árbol m
tree of knowledgeárbol m de la ciencia
to be at the top of the tree (Brit) → estar en la cumbre de su carrera profesional
to be out of one's tree (= crazy) → estar como una cabra, estar como una moto; (on drugs, alcohol) → estar colocadísimo, haberse puesto como una moto
to be up a tree (= in a fix) → estar en un aprieto; (= mad) → estar chalado, estar como una cabra or regadera
to be barking up the wrong treetomar el rábano por las hojas
we can't see the wood or > the forest for the trees (US) → los árboles no dejan ver el bosque
see also family
2. (for shoes) → horma f
3. [of saddle] → arzón m
B. VT [+ animal] → hacer refugiarse en un árbol
C. CPD tree creeper Ntrepatroncos mf inv
tree frog Nrana f de San Antonio, rana f arbórea
tree house Ncasita f en un árbol
tree hugger N (esp US) (hum) → fanático/a m/f del medioambiente
tree planting Nplantación f de árboles
tree surgeon Narboricultor(a) m/f
tree trunk Ntronco m (de árbol)

tree

[ˈtriː] narbre mtree house ncabane f construite dans un arbre

tree

n
Baum m; an oak treeeine Eiche; a cherry treeein Kirschbaum m; rose treeRosenstämmchen nt; tree of knowledgeBaum mder Erkenntnis; tree of lifeBaum mdes Lebens; money doesn’t/good teachers don’t grow on treesdas Geld fällt/gute Lehrer fallen nicht vom Himmel; to be up a tree (inf)in der Patsche or Tinte or Klemme sitzen (inf); he’s at the top of the tree (fig inf)er ist ganz oben (an der Spitze); he’s out of his tree (inf) (= drunk)er ist total zu (inf); (= crazy)er tickt nicht richtig (inf)
(= family tree)Stammbaum m
(= shoe tree)Spanner m, → Leisten m
(Rel, = cross) → Kreuz nt
vtauf einen Baum jagen or treiben

tree

in cpdsBaum-;
tree-covered
adjbaumbestanden
tree fern
nBaumfarn m
tree frog
nLaub- or Baumfrosch m
tree house
nBaumhaus nt
tree hugger
n (esp US hum inf) → Umweltapostel m (hum inf), → Umweltfreak m (hum inf)
treeless
adjbaumlos
tree line
nBaumgrenze f; above/below the treeoberhalb/unterhalb der Baumgrenze
tree-lined
adjbaumbestanden, von Bäumen gesäumt (geh)
tree ring
n (Bot) → Jahresring m
tree structure
n (Comput) → Baumstruktur f
tree surgeon
nBaumchirurg(in) m(f)
treetop
nBaumkrone f, → Wipfel m
tree trunk
nBaumstamm m

tree

[triː] n
a. (Bot) → albero (fig) to be at the top of the treeessere all'apice
b. (also shoetree) → tendiscarpe m inv

tree

(triː) noun
the largest kind of plant, with a thick, firm, wooden stem and branches. We have three apple trees growing in our garden.
ˈtreetop noun
the top of a tree. the birds in the treetops.
ˈtree-trunk noun
the trunk of a tree.
ˈtree line noun
the height above which trees cannot grow.

tree

شَجَرَة strom træ Baum δέντρο árbol puu arbre drvo albero 나무 boom tre drzewo árvore дерево träd ต้นไม้ ağaç cây

tree

1. n. árbol;
2. estructura anatómica semejante a un árbol.
References in classic literature ?
Meg's had roses and heliotrope, myrtle, and a little orange tree in it.
In crowds the young men came to gather about the feet of an old man who sat beneath a tree in a tiny garden and who talked to them.
As it sounded a figure jumped from behind a tree and called tensely:
She pointed into the gold cottonwood tree behind whose top we stood and said again, `What name?
Robert assisted her into the hammock which swung from the post before her door out to the trunk of a tree.
said the scout, shaking his head doubtingly; "When the sun is scorching the tree tops, and the water courses are full; when the moss on every beech he sees will tell him in what quarter the north star will shine at night.
I gave my head-gardener the strictest orders to watch the trees carefully, for the magician had warned my father that if one unripe fruit were plucked from the tree, all the rest would become rotten at once.
The word ensete signifies the tree against hunger, or the poor's tree, though the most wealthy often eat of it.
Crouched close to the great ape in the crotch of a tree the boy had shivered through an almost sleepless night.
Before me, squatting together upon the fungoid ruins of a huge fallen tree and still unaware of my approach, were three grotesque human figures.
In the present instance, the tree was a tall straight pine, and as it grew perpendicularly, and there was not a breath of air stirring the beaver could have felled it in any direction he pleased, if really capable of exercising a discretion in the matter.
The celebrity of the bread-fruit tree, and the conspicuous place it occupies in a Typee bill of fare, induces me to give at some length a general description of the tree, and the various modes in which the fruit is prepared.