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Synonyms for tree

Noun

1. tree, woody plant, ligneous plant
usage: a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
2. tree, tree diagram, plane figure, two-dimensional figure
usage: a figure that branches from a single root; "genealogical tree"
3. Tree, Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree
usage: English actor and theatrical producer noted for his lavish productions of Shakespeare (1853-1917)

Verb

1. corner, tree, steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise
usage: force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape
2. tree, plant, set
usage: plant with trees; "this lot should be treed so that the house will be shaded in summer"
3. tree, chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track
usage: chase an animal up a tree; "the hunters treed the bear with dogs and killed it"; "her dog likes to tree squirrels"
4. tree, shoetree, elongate, stretch
usage: stretch (a shoe) on a shoetree
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