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Noun: tree  tree
  1. A tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
     
  2. A figure that branches from a single root
    "genealogical tree";
    - tree diagram
     
  3. (computer science) a recursive data structure in which each node has zero or more nodes as children
     
  4. An object having multiple hooks or storage platforms, e.g. for hanging mugs on
Verb: tree  tree
  1. [N. Amer] Force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape
    - corner
     
  2. Plant with trees
    "this lot should be treed so that the house will be shaded in summer"
     
  3. Chase an animal up a tree
    "the hunters treed the bear with dogs and killed it"; "her dog likes to tree squirrels"
     
  4. Stretch (a shoe) on a shoetree
    - shoetree
Noun: Tree  tree
  1. English actor and theatrical producer noted for his lavish productions of Shakespeare (1853-1917)
    - Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree

Derived forms: trees, treed, treeing

Type of: actor, channelise [Brit], channelize, chase, chase after, direct, dog, elongate, give chase, go after, guide, head, histrion, ligneous plant, maneuver [US], manoeuver [non-standard], manoeuvre [Brit, Cdn], plane figure, plant, player, point, role player, set, steer, stretch, tag, tail, theatrical producer, thespian, track, trail, two-dimensional figure, woody plant

Part of: forest, wood, woods

Encyclopedia: Tree, Swallows, Houses