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Tree meaning

tree - 10 dictionary results

  1. 1. a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
  2. 2. Any perennial woody plant of considerable size ( usually over twenty feet high) and growing with a single trunk.
  3. 3. Something constructed in the form of, or considered as resembling, a tree, consisting of a stem, or stock, and branches; as, a genealogical tree.
  4. 4. A cross or gallows; as Tyburn tree.
  5. 5. Wood; timber.
  6. 6. A mass of crystals, aggregated in arborescent forms, obtained by precipitation of a metal from solution. See Lead tree, under Lead.
  7. 7. To drive to a tree; to cause to ascend a tree; as, a dog trees a squirrel.
  8. 8. To place upon a tree; to fit with a tree; to stretch upon a tree; as, to tree a boot. See Tree, n., 3.
  9. 9. A piece of timber, or something commonly made of timber; - used in composition, as in axletree, boottree, chesstree, crosstree, whiffletree, and the like.
  10. 10. Large plant with a woody trunk; anything like a tree.

tree - examples of usage

  1. The Baby has never been accustomed to live up a tree. - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
  2. " Like a tree falling," said one. - "Ways of Wood Folk", William J. Long.
  3. In a short time the tree is nearly cut through from the under side. - "Ways of Wood Folk", William J. Long.
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