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Tree appears in the following tongue twisters:

  • three tree turtles
  • Tie twine to three tree twigs.
  • Elizabeth has eleven elves in her elm tree.
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Tree appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • Did a musk cur tree beer trucks?… Uma did!
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The word TREE can be typed using only the top row of keys on a QWERTY keyboard.

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Usage statistics for the noun tree:

imaginative writing69.11%informational writing30.89%

Tree is sometimes a misspelling of three or trees.

The word tree is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun tree

What does tree mean as a name of something?

Tree is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: trees

  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
    • example: genealogical tree
    • lexical domain: Shapes - nouns denoting two and three dimensional shapes
    • synonym of tree: tree diagram
    • more generic terms: plane figure / two-dimensional figure = a two-dimensional shape
    • more specific words:
      • 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

Alternative definition of the noun tree


  1. A large plant, not exactly defined, but typically over four meters in height, a single trunk which grows in girth with age and branches (which also grow in circumference with age).
  2. Any plant that is reminiscent of the above but not classified as a tree in the strict botanical sense: for example the banana "tree".
  3. An object made from a tree trunk and having multiple hooks or storage platforms.
  4. A device used to hold or stretch a shoe open.
  5. The structural frame of a saddle.
  6. [graph theory] A connected graph with no cycles or, equivalently, a connected graph with n vertices and n-1 edges.
  7. [computing theory] A recursive data structure in which each node has zero or more nodes as children.
  8. [graphical user interface] A display or listing of entries or elements such that there are primary and secondary entries shown, usually linked by drawn lines or by indenting to the right.
  9. Any structure or construct having branches akin to (1).
  10. The structure or wooden frame used in the construction of a saddle used in horse riding.

Definition of the verb tree

What does tree mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: treed | treeing | trees

  1. force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape
  2. plant with trees
    • example: this lot should be treed so that the house will be shaded in summer
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic words: plant / set = put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground
  3. chase an animal up a tree
  4. stretch (a shoe) on a shoetree
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • synonym of tree: shoetree
    • more generic words: elongate / stretch = make long or longer by pulling and stretching

Alternative definition of the verb tree


  1. [transitive] To chase (an animal or person) up a tree.


  1. Tree a.k.a. Kevin Durand: Kevin Serge Durand is a Canadian actor, known for his roles as Joshua in Dark Angel, Martin Keamy in Lost, Fred J. Dukes/The Blob in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Gabriel in Legion, and Little John in the 2010 film Robin Hood. Durand received a 2012 Best Supporting Actor Genie nomination for his portrayal of Lenny Jackson in Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster.
  2. Tree a.k.a. Woo-hyun is a singer.
  3. Tree a.k.a. Shay Roundtree is an American actor.
  4. Tree a.k.a. Demetrius Treadwell is a basketball player.
  5. Tree a.k.a. Barbara Baum is a costume designer.
  6. Tree a.k.a. Robert "Tree" Cody: Robert "Tree" Cody is a Native American musician, dancer, and educator. He graduated from John Marshall High School in 1969. Robert is an adopted son of Hollywood actor Iron Eyes Cody.
  7. Tree a.k.a. Tree O'Toole: Tree O'Toole is a stunt performer and actor.
  8. Tree is a musical artist.

There are other people with in their name, like Ron Tree, Alif Tree, Earl Tree, Iris Tree, John Tree, Lady Tree, Maud Tree, Phil Tree, Tree Carr, Tree frog and many others.


Tree is a fictional character from the 2009 film Not Easily Broken.


"Tree" is a 1978 historical novel by Filipino National Artist F. Sionil José. A story of empathy and subjugation, it is the second in José’s series known as The Rosales Saga or the Rosales Novels. The tree in the novel is a representation of the expectations and dreams of Filipinos.

  • language: English Language
  • author: F. Sionil José
  • genres: Historical novel, Fiction
  • released in (37 years ago)


"Tree" a.k.a. "Dark Was the Night" is a film, directed by Jack Heller and written by Tyler Hisel.


  1. "Tree" is the seventh Japanese studio album by South Korean pop duo Tohoshinki, released by Avex Trax on March 5, 2014. The record was released in four physical versions, each with a seasonal theme cover – Version A, a CD+DVD version with music videos; Version B, another CD+DVD version with off-shot movies; Version C, a CD only version with two bonus tracks; and Version D, a fan club limited edition with a CD-Extra. Musically, Tree is a varied pop music album that draws influences from a broad range of musical genres, such as electronic dance music, hip hop, R&B, swing jazz, rock music, power ballads, and reggae. Recording for the album began well before the launch of their sixth Japanese studio album Time in early 2013.
  2. "TREE" is a musical album of Chage and Aska.
    • released on (23 years ago)
  3. "Tree" is a musical album of Sekai no Owari.
    • released on
  4. "Tree" is a 2001 album by Gaelic Storm.
  5. "Tree" is an album by Irish folk singer Johnny Duhan.
  6. "Tree" a.k.a. "[Tree]" is a composition.
  7. "TREE" is a musical album of DBSK.
    • released on
  8. "Tree" is a composition.
  9. "Tree" is a musical album of Munch.
    • released in (24 years ago)
  10. "Tree" is a musical album of Division of Laura Lee.
  11. "Tree" is a musical album of Oracle.
    • released in (21 years ago)


  1. Tree: In mathematics, and more specifically in graph theory, a tree is an undirected graph in which any two vertices are connected by exactly one path. In other words, any connected graph without simple cycles is a tree. A forest is a disjoint union of trees.
    • also known as ต้นไม้ (ทฤษฎีกราฟ), 树
  2. Tree: In computer science, a tree is a widely used abstract data type or data structure implementing this ADT that simulates a hierarchical tree structure, with a root value and subtrees of children, represented as a set of linked nodes.
    • also known as Δέντρο, Računalno stablo, 树
  3. Tree: In set theory, a tree is a partially ordered set such that for each t ∈ T, the set {s ∈ T : s < t} is well-ordered by the relation <. For each t ∈ T, the order type of {s ∈ T : s < t} is called the height of t. The height of T itself is the least ordinal greater than the height of each element of T. A root of a tree T is an element of height 0.
  4. Tree a.k.a. Wood, sometimes translated as Tree, is the growing of the matter, or the matter's growing stage. Wood is the first phase of Wu Xing. Wood is yang in character. It stands for springtime, the east, the planet Jupiter, the color blue, green, wind, and the Azure Dragon in Four Symbols.
    • read more about Wood
  5. tree is a program available for Unix and Unix-like systems. tree is a recursive directory listing program that produces a depth-indented listing of files.
  6. Tree: In descriptive set theory, a tree on a set is a collection of finite sequences of elements of such that every prefix of a sequence in the collection also belongs to the collection.
  7. Tree was a controversial 24 metre high inflatable sculpture by the artist Paul McCarthy that was briefly installed in the Place Vendôme in Paris in October 2014 as part of a FIAC exhibition called "Hors les murs". Although officially described as a Christmas tree, it was widely criticised for its similarity in appearance to a huge green butt plug. McCarthy admitted that it was deliberately shaped as such as a joke.
  8. Tree is an animated TV spot.
  9. Tree a.k.a. treC is a gene.

Phrases with Tree

  1. B-Tree
  2. bo tree
  3. ant tree
  4. ash tree
  5. bay tree
  6. big tree
  7. Box Tree
  8. Cat tree
  9. cow tree
  10. Cow-Tree
  11. elm tree
  12. fig tree
  13. fir tree
  14. god tree
  15. gum tree
  16. Hat Tree
  17. lac tree
  18. Moa Tree
  19. nim tree
  20. nut tree

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Tree

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Google previewAnnual Report of the Secretary of the State Board of Agriculture of the State of Michigan and ... Annual Report of the Agricultural College Experiment Station from ... (1901)

by Michigan. State Board of Agriculture

The tree is a spreading fairly vigorous grower, and a. very heavy bearer. September and October. Louise.-—A Canadian apple supposed to be :1 Snow seedling. Size above medium, roundish, color greenish white with a reddish brown cheek; ...

Google previewHandbook of Graph Theory (2004)

by Jonathan L. Gross, Jay Yellen

FACTS F13: Every directed tree is a DAG.

Google previewSets and Extensions in the Twentieth Century (2012)

A tree is a partially ordered set T such that the predecessors of any element are well-ordered. The αth level...

Google previewThe Economy of Happiness (1906)

by James MacKaye

A tree is a plant with a trunk, and perennial in duration. (3) A plant is an organism,

2, tree is the species, plant the genus, and the quality of perennialness and those implied in the possession of a trunk, the difference.

Google previewComputer Science Logic (2003)

17th International Workshop, CSL 2003, 12th Annual Conference of the EACSL, and 8th Kurt Gödel Colloquium, KGC 2003, Vienna, Austria, August 25-30, 2003, Proceedings by Matthias Baaz, Johann M. Makowsky

tree is a connected and acyclic graph . A directed tree is a directed graph whose underlying graph is a tree. For a directed ...

Google previewIdealism Vs. Materialism (2008)

A Philosophical Defense of Christianity by Allen Michael Green

The tree is the subject and exists in reality.

Google previewIntroductory Discrete Mathematics (1991)

by V. K. Balakrishnan

A directed tree is a rooted tree if (1) there is exactly one vertex (called the root) with indegree 0 and (2) the indegree of every other vertex is l. A vertex in a rooted tree is a terminal vertex (or a leaf) if its outdegree is 0. A nonterminal vertex is ...

Google previewTheory and Applications of Models of Computation (2007)

4th International Conference, TAMC 2007, Shanghai, China, May 22-25, 2007, Proceedings by Jin-Yi Cai, S. Barry Cooper, Hong Zhu

with a cost function c : E → R+ and a vertex subset R ⊂ V , an internal Steiner tree is a Steiner tree which contains all vertices in R such that each vertex in R is restricted to be an internal vertex. The internal ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Temperate Tree Fruit (2003)

by Suman Singha, Tara Baugher

Unlike many tree fruit publications, it is easy to read and well organized. It will be an excellent source of sound science-based information for serious students, commercial growers, scientists, and allied industry personnel. A complete list of ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening (1807)

Comprehending All the Modern Improvements in the Art; Whether in the Raising of the Various Esculent Vegetables, Or in the Forcing and Managing of Different Sorts of Fruits and Plants, and that of Laying Out, Ornamenting, and Planting, Gardens and Pleasure Grounds: with Correct Engravings ... from Original Drawings by Sydenham Edwards by R. W. Dickson

ABELE Tree Acacia Acacia, False Acacia, Scarlet Acacia, Three-thorned Acajou - Aconite Aconite, Winter African Marigold Agaric Agrimony Agrimony, Hemp Alaternus Alaternus, Bastard Alder Tee Alder, Berry-bearing Alexanders Alkekengi ...

Google previewThe Gardeners and Florists Dictionary, Or a Complete System of Horticulture: ... To which is Added, A Catalogue of Curious Trees, Plants and Fruits, ... In Two Volumes. By Philip Miller ... (1724)

by Philip Miller

Pine Tree. Pinus. Pineaster, or wild Pine. Pinus syhestris. C. B. P. 491. Pine Tree with five Leaves, fee Pinus quinque foliis foliatus, the Lord Weymouth's Firr. Pishamin of Virginia. - Guajacana Pijhamin Virginiaxutn. Park. Theat. 1513. Pistachia ...

Google previewThe International Dictionary of Artificial Intelligence (1999)

by William J. Raynor, William Raynor

decision table 76 decision table A decision table is an alternate form of decision tree that can be represented as a...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (1994)

Volume 30 - Supplement 15: Algebraic Methodology and Software Technology to System Level Modelling by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

to represent the list of a current slab as a balanced search tree and update it as usual by inserting or deleting a segment. Only nodes along the search path to that segment need to be updated, ...

Google previewThe Grilling Encyclopedia (1994)

An A-to-Z Compendium of how to Grill Almost Anything

"The bay leaf favored for culinary use is from the Grecian laurel tree (sometimes called sweet bay tree), botanically known as Laurus nobilis. " fresh, but dried or frozen basil can be substituted in any recipe. Very easy to grow in the garden or in ...

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Quotes about Tree

Tree makes life free
Do not cut tree
It is lifes industry
Life is in forestry.
Tree's talk listen
Silently tree given us
Best education
And we survive for
Tree only and tree make us
Enjoy our vacation. (Gajanan Mishra)
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Scrabble value of T1R1E1E1

The value of this 4-letter word is 4 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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