verb (used with object), treed, tree·ing.
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Idioms for tree
Origin of tree
OTHER WORDS FROM treetreelike, adjective
Words nearby tree
Definition for tree (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for tree
These trees grow right along the coastline, their long, stilt-like roots stretching down into the water.Soggy coastal soils? Here’s why ecologists love them|Alison Pearce Stevens|September 17, 2020|Science News For Students
That’s nearly two-thirds of the state’s 33 million acres of forests and trees, and six times the area that has burned so far this year.Suppressing fires has failed. Here’s what California needs to do instead.|James Temple|September 17, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Untie the rock, work the cord down the length of the branch until it’s at least five feet from the tree, and then tie one end to your food sack.This essential survival tool can save your life 10 different ways|By Tim MacWelch/Outdoor Life|September 15, 2020|Popular Science
Instead, Reed Hastings thinks of it as a tree — but not in the way you might think.What if Your Company Had No Rules? (Bonus Episode)|Maria Konnikova|September 12, 2020|Freakonomics
The phones in the trees contain the Flex app and are synched with other phones belonging to the drivers.The bizarre reason Amazon drivers are hanging phones in trees near Whole Foods|Jeff|September 1, 2020|Fortune
Plenty of Jewish kids today grow up with a Christmas tree next to their menorah.
His most recommended plant was tree ivy—its juices sprayed up the nostrils.
Bohac vowed to that when he came back next year there would be no confusion about any Christmas tree or Santa aprons.
Civilians left flowers as well as a tiny frosted Christmas tree that had two red ornaments.'Please Don't Die!': The Frantic Battle to Save Murdered Cops|Michael Daly|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These guys are full parasites, taking sugar, water, and minerals from the tree.
It makes the best quality of charcoal, and in many parts of England the tree is raised for this express purpose.Among the Trees at Elmridge|Ella Rodman Church
They had not gone more than a dozen yards when a shot rang out from behind a tree, and a bullet whizzed past over their heads.Linda Carlton's Island Adventure|Edith Lavell
As it soon grew very warm, they stopped to rest under a tree.Filipino Popular Tales|Dean S. Fansler
It was the prevailing belief during the middle ages, that the tree on which Judas hanged himself was an elder.The Vision and Creed of Piers Ploughman, Volume II of II|William Langland
Scions of this tree were obtained last spring and grafted onto several Chinese seedlings at the Kellogg Farm.Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-Fourth Annual Meeting|Northern Nut Growers Association
British Dictionary definitions for tree (1 of 2)
- a branching diagrammatic representation of something, such as the grammatical structure of a sentence
- (as modifier)a tree diagram
verb trees, treeing or treed (tr)
Derived forms of treetreeless, adjectivetreelessness, nountreelike, adjective
Word Origin for tree
British Dictionary definitions for tree (2 of 2)
Scientific definitions for tree
Idioms and Phrases with tree
see bark up the wrong tree; can't see the forest for the trees; talk someone's arm off (the bark off a tree); up a tree.