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Definition 1: English actor and theatrical producer noted for his lavish productions of Shakespeare (1853-1917) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for tree in the sense of this definition

(tree is an instance of ...) a theatrical performer

(tree is an instance of ...) someone who produces theatrical performances

Definition 2: a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms - [noun denoting plant]

(tree is a kind of ...) a plant having hard lignified tissues or woody parts especially stems

(... is a kind of tree ) any of various trees having yellowish wood or yielding a yellow extract

(... is a kind of tree ) source of most of the lancewood of commerce

(... is a kind of tree ) tropical west African evergreen tree bearing pungent aromatic seeds used as a condiment and in folk medicine

(... is a kind of tree ) any of several evergreen shrubs and small trees of the genus Illicium

(... is a kind of tree ) South American evergreen tree yielding winter's bark and a light soft wood similar to basswood

(... is a kind of tree ) any of various trees or shrubs having mottled or striped wood

(... is a kind of tree ) West Indian tree yielding a fine grade of green ebony

(... is a kind of tree ) any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia

(... is a kind of tree ) East Indian tree with racemes of yellow-white flowers; cultivated as an ornamental

(... is a kind of tree ) any of numerous trees of the genus Albizia

(... is a kind of tree ) tropical South American tree having a wide-spreading crown of bipinnate leaves and coiled ear-shaped fruits; grown for shade and ornament as well as valuable timber

(... is a kind of tree ) any tree or shrub of the genus Inga having pinnate leaves and showy usually white flowers; cultivated as ornamentals

(... is a kind of tree ) ornamental evergreen tree with masses of white flowers; tropical and subtropical America

(... is a kind of tree ) tropical tree of Central America and West Indies and Puerto Rico having spikes of white flowers; used as shade for coffee plantations

(... is a kind of tree ) low scrubby tree of tropical and subtropical North America having white flowers tinged with yellow resembling mimosa and long flattened pods

(... is a kind of tree ) a tree of the West Indies and Florida and Mexico; resembles tamarind and has long flat pods

(... is a kind of tree ) any of several Old World tropical trees of the genus Parkia having heads of red or yellow flowers followed by pods usually containing edible seeds and pulp

(... is a kind of tree ) common thorny tropical American tree having terminal racemes of yellow flowers followed by sickle-shaped or circinate edible pods and yielding good timber and a yellow dye and mucilaginous gum

(... is a kind of tree ) evergreen tree of eastern Asia and Philippines having large leathery leaves and small green-white flowers in compact cymes; bark formerly used medicinally

(... is a kind of tree ) tropical Asian tree with hard white wood and bark formerly used as a remedy for dysentery and diarrhea

(... is a kind of tree ) small roundheaded New Zealand tree having large resinous leaves and panicles of green-white flowers

(... is a kind of tree ) small spiny West Indian tree

(... is a kind of tree ) any of various Old World tropical palmlike trees having huge prop roots and edible conelike fruits and leaves like pineapple leaves

(... is a kind of tree ) small tree or shrub of New Zealand having a profusion of axillary clusters of honey-scented paper-white flowers and whose bark is used for cordage

(... is a kind of tree ) deciduous New Zealand tree whose inner bark yields a strong fiber that resembles flax and is called New Zealand cotton

(... is a kind of tree ) any of various trees yielding variously colored woods similar to true tulipwood

(... is a kind of tree ) East Indian silk cotton tree yielding fibers inferior to kapok

(... is a kind of tree ) evergreen tree with large leathery leaves and large pink to orange flowers; considered a link plant between families Bombacaceae and Sterculiaceae

(... is a kind of tree ) tree of Mexico to Guatemala having densely hairy flowers with long narrow petals clustered at ends of branches before leaves appear

(... is a kind of tree ) Australian tree having hard white timber and glossy green leaves with white flowers followed by one-seeded glossy blue fruit

(... is a kind of tree ) a fast-growing tropical American evergreen having white flowers and white fleshy edible fruit; bark yields a silky fiber used in cordage and wood is valuable for staves

(... is a kind of tree ) West Indian timber tree having very hard wood

(... is a kind of tree ) an Australian tree of the genus Brachychiton

(... is a kind of tree ) deciduous tree widely grown in southern United States as an ornamental for its handsome maplelike foliage and long racemes of yellow-green flowers followed by curious leaflike pods

(... is a kind of tree ) Indian tree having fragrant nocturnal white flowers and yielding a reddish wood used for planking; often grown as an ornamental or shade tree

(... is a kind of tree ) Australian timber tree

(... is a kind of tree ) large west African tree having large palmately lobed leaves and axillary cymose panicles of small white flowers and one-winged seeds; yields soft white to pale yellow wood

(... is a kind of tree ) any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowers; several yield valuable timber

(... is a kind of tree ) small South African tree with long silvery silky foliage

(... is a kind of tree ) Australian tree having alternate simple leaves (when young they are pinnate with prickly toothed margins) and slender axillary spikes of white flowers

(... is a kind of tree ) eastern Australian tree widely cultivated as a shade tree and for its glossy leaves and circular clusters of showy red to orange-scarlet flowers

(... is a kind of tree ) tree or tall shrub with shiny leaves and umbels of fragrant creamy-white flowers; yields hard heavy reddish wood

(... is a kind of tree ) any of various trees and shrubs of the genus Casuarina having jointed stems and whorls of scalelike leaves; some yield heavy hardwood

(... is a kind of tree ) any of several large deciduous trees with rounded spreading crowns and smooth grey bark and small sweet edible triangular nuts enclosed in burs; north temperate regions

(... is a kind of tree ) any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur

(... is a kind of tree ) a tree of the genus Castanopsis

(... is a kind of tree ) small ornamental evergreen tree of Pacific Coast whose glossy yellow-green leaves are yellow beneath; bears edible nuts

(... is a kind of tree ) evergreen tree of the Pacific coast area having large leathery leaves; yields tanbark

(... is a kind of tree ) any of various beeches of the southern hemisphere having small usually evergreen leaves

(... is a kind of tree ) a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves

"great oaks grow from little acorns"

(... is a kind of tree ) any betulaceous tree or shrub of the genus Betula having a thin peeling bark

(... is a kind of tree ) north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit; bark is used in tanning and dyeing and the wood is rot-resistant

(... is a kind of tree ) any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Carpinus

(... is a kind of tree ) any of several trees resembling hornbeams with fruiting clusters resembling hops

(... is a kind of tree ) any of various small decorative flowering trees or shrubs of the genus Chionanthus

(... is a kind of tree ) any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus

(... is a kind of tree ) small tree of southern United States having panicles of dull white flowers followed by dark purple fruits

(... is a kind of tree ) an Indian tree of the family Combretaceae that is a source of timber and gum

(... is a kind of tree ) evergreen tree or shrub with fruit resembling buttons and yielding heavy hard compact wood

(... is a kind of tree ) shrub to moderately large tree that grows in brackish water along the seacoasts of western Africa and tropical America; locally important as a source of tannin

(... is a kind of tree ) West Indian tree; source of bay rum

(... is a kind of tree ) any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum

(... is a kind of tree ) any of several East Indian trees of the genus Calophyllum having shiny leathery leaves and lightweight hard wood

(... is a kind of tree ) West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice

(... is a kind of tree ) valuable timber tree of Panama

(... is a kind of tree ) tropical American tree; valued for its hard durable wood

(... is a kind of tree ) an aromatic tree of the genus Clusia having large white or yellow or pink flowers

(... is a kind of tree ) a West Indies clusia having fig-shaped fruit

(... is a kind of tree ) handsome East Indian evergreen tree often planted as an ornamental for its fragrant white flowers that yield a perfume; source of very heavy hardwood used for railroad ties

(... is a kind of tree ) large South American evergreen tree trifoliate leaves and drupes with nutlike seeds used as food and a source of cooking oil

(... is a kind of tree ) tree of the family Dipterocarpaceae

(... is a kind of tree ) a small shrubby spiny tree cultivated for its maroon-purple fruit with sweet purple pulp tasting like gooseberries; Sri Lanka and India

(... is a kind of tree ) East Indian tree with oily seeds yield chaulmoogra oil used to treat leprosy

(... is a kind of tree ) leathery-leaved tree of western India bearing round fruits with brown densely hairy rind enclosing oily pulp that yields hydnocarpus oil

(... is a kind of tree ) deciduous roundheaded Asiatic tree widely grown in mild climates as an ornamental for its heart-shaped leaves and fragrant yellow-green flowers followed by hanging clusters of fleshy orange-red berries

(... is a kind of tree ) any of several tall Australian trees of the genus Laportea

(... is a kind of tree ) any moraceous tree of the tropical genus Ficus; produces a closed pear-shaped receptacle that becomes fleshy and edible when mature

(... is a kind of tree ) any of various trees of the genus Ulmus: important timber or shade trees

(... is a kind of tree ) any of various trees of the genus Celtis having inconspicuous flowers and small berrylike fruits

(... is a kind of tree ) elegant tree having either a single trunk or a branching trunk each with terminal clusters of long narrow leaves and large panicles of fragrant white, yellow or red flowers; New Zealand

(... is a kind of tree ) tropical tree with large prickly pods of seeds that resemble beans and are used for jewelry and rosaries

(... is a kind of tree ) small thornless tree or shrub of tropical America whose seed pods are a source of tannin

(... is a kind of tree ) tropical tree with prickly trunk; its heavy red wood yields a red dye and is used for cabinetry

(... is a kind of tree ) thornless tree yielding heavy wood

(... is a kind of tree ) East Indian timber tree with hard durable wood used especially for tea boxes

(... is a kind of tree ) small shrubby African tree having compound leaves and racemes of small fragrant green flowers

(... is a kind of tree ) any of various trees or shrubs of the genus Cassia having pinnately compound leaves and usually yellow flowers followed by long seedpods

(... is a kind of tree ) any of various hardwood trees of the family Leguminosae

(... is a kind of tree ) handsome tree of central and eastern North America having large bipinnate leaves and green-white flowers followed by large woody brown pods whose seeds are used as a coffee substitute

(... is a kind of tree ) densely branched spiny tree of southwestern United States having showy yellow flowers and blue-green bark; sometimes placed in genus Cercidium

(... is a kind of tree ) any of several tropical American trees of the genus Andira

(... is a kind of tree ) small shrubby African tree with hard wood used as a dyewood yielding a red dye

(... is a kind of tree ) East Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye

(... is a kind of tree ) any of those hardwood trees of the genus Dalbergia that yield rosewood--valuable cabinet woods of a dark red or purplish color streaked and variegated with black

(... is a kind of tree ) East Indian tree whose leaves are used for fodder; yields a compact dark brown durable timber used in shipbuilding and making railroad ties

(... is a kind of tree ) Brazilian tree yielding a handsome cabinet wood

(... is a kind of tree ) a valuable timber tree of tropical South America

(... is a kind of tree ) any of several hardwood trees yielding very dark-colored wood

(... is a kind of tree ) any of various shrubs or shrubby trees of the genus Erythrina having trifoliate leaves and racemes of scarlet to coral red flowers and black seeds; cultivated as an ornamental

(... is a kind of tree ) any of several small deciduous trees valued for their dark wood and dense racemes of nectar-rich pink flowers grown in great profusion on arching branches; roots and bark and leaves and seeds are poisonous

(... is a kind of tree ) any of several tropical trees or shrubs yielding showy streaked dark reddish or chocolate-colored wood

(... is a kind of tree ) medium-sized tropical American tree yielding tolu balsam and a fragrant hard wood used for high-grade furniture and cabinetwork

(... is a kind of tree ) tree of South and Central America yielding an aromatic balsam

(... is a kind of tree ) a tree of the genus Ormosia having seeds used as beads

(... is a kind of tree ) small tree of West Indies and Florida having large odd-pinnate leaves and panicles of red-striped purple to white flowers followed by decorative curly winged seedpods; yields fish poisons

(... is a kind of tree ) any of several tropical American trees some yielding economically important timber

(... is a kind of tree ) evergreen Asiatic tree having glossy pinnate leaves and racemose creamy-white scented flowers; used as a shade tree

(... is a kind of tree ) deciduous South African tree having large odd-pinnate leaves and profuse fragrant orange-yellow flowers; yields a red juice and heavy strong durable wood

(... is a kind of tree ) tree native to southeastern Asia having reddish wood with a mottled or striped black grain

(... is a kind of tree ) tree of India and Burma yielding a wood resembling mahogany

(... is a kind of tree ) East Indian tree yielding a resin or extract often used medicinally and in e.g. tanning

(... is a kind of tree ) tree of India and East Indies yielding a hard fragrant timber prized for cabinetwork and dark red heartwood used as a dyewood

(... is a kind of tree ) small Dominican tree bearing masses of large crimson flowers before the fine pinnate foliage emerges

(... is a kind of tree ) a softwood tree with lax racemes of usually red or pink flowers; tropical Australia and Asia; naturalized in southern Florida and West Indies

(... is a kind of tree ) handsome roundheaded deciduous tree having compound dark green leaves and profuse panicles of fragrant creamy-white flowers; China and Japan

(... is a kind of tree ) shrub or small tree having pinnate leaves poisonous to livestock and dense racemes of intensely fragrant blue flowers and red beans

(... is a kind of tree ) shrub or small tree of New Zealand and Chile having pendulous racemes of tubular golden-yellow flowers; yields a hard strong wood

(... is a kind of tree ) semi-evergreen South American tree with odd-pinnate leaves and golden yellow flowers cultivated as an ornamental

(... is a kind of tree ) tree with odd-pinnate leaves and racemes of fragrant pink to purple flowers

(... is a kind of tree ) fast-growing roundheaded tree with fragrant white to deep rose flowers; planted as an ornamental

(... is a kind of tree ) any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves

(... is a kind of tree ) source of a tough elastic wood

(... is a kind of tree ) any of several small trees and shrubs native to the tropical Old World yielding coffee beans

(... is a kind of tree ) any of several trees of the genus Cinchona

(... is a kind of tree ) large African forest tree yielding a strong hard yellow to golden brown lumber; sometimes placed in genus Sarcocephalus

(... is a kind of tree ) South African evergreen having hard tough wood

(... is a kind of tree ) small deciduous tree of southern Africa having edible fruit

(... is a kind of tree ) shrubby tree of Madagascar occasionally cultivated for its edible apple-shaped fruit

(... is a kind of tree ) any of various tropical trees of the family Burseraceae yielding fragrant gums or resins that are burned as incense

(... is a kind of tree ) any of various tropical timber trees of the family Meliaceae especially the genus Swietinia valued for their hard yellowish- to reddish-brown wood that is readily worked and takes a high polish

(... is a kind of tree ) tree of northern India and China having purple blossoms and small inedible yellow fruits; naturalized in the southern United States as a shade tree

(... is a kind of tree ) large semi-evergreen tree of the East Indies; trunk exudes a tenacious gum; bitter bark used as a tonic; seeds yield an aromatic oil; sometimes placed in genus Melia

(... is a kind of tree ) East Indian tree with valuable hard lustrous yellowish wood

(... is a kind of tree ) any of various timber trees of the genus Flindersia

(... is a kind of tree ) East Indian tree bearing an edible yellow berry

(... is a kind of tree ) tropical African timber tree with wood that resembles mahogany

(... is a kind of tree ) any of numerous trees and shrubs grown for their beautiful glossy foliage and sweetly fragrant starry flowers

(... is a kind of tree ) African tree often classified in other families; similar to the Costa Rican caracolito in wood structure as well as in fruit and flowers and leaves and seeds

(... is a kind of tree ) large Costa Rican tree having light-colored wood suitable for cabinetry; similar to the African lepidobotrys in wood structure as well as in fruit and flowers and leaves and seeds; often classified in other families

(... is a kind of tree ) deciduous tree of China and Manchuria having a turpentine aroma and handsome compound leaves turning yellow in autumn and deeply fissured corky bark

(... is a kind of tree ) small fast-growing spiny deciduous Chinese orange tree bearing sweetly scented flowers and decorative but inedible fruit: used as a stock in grafting and for hedges

(... is a kind of tree ) any of a number of trees or shrubs of the genus Zanthoxylum having spiny branches

(... is a kind of tree ) any of various trees or shrubs of the family Simaroubaceae having wood and bark with a bitter taste

(... is a kind of tree ) small African deciduous tree with spreading crown having leaves clustered toward ends of branches and clusters of creamy flowers resembling lilacs

(... is a kind of tree ) any of numerous deciduous trees and shrubs of the genus Salix

(... is a kind of tree ) parasitic tree of Indonesia and Malaysia having fragrant close-grained yellowish heartwood with insect repelling properties and used, e.g., for making chests

(... is a kind of tree ) Australian tree with edible flesh and edible nutlike seed

(... is a kind of tree ) a small Hawaiian tree with hard dark wood

(... is a kind of tree ) a tree of the genus Sapindus whose fruit is rich in saponin

(... is a kind of tree ) small resinous tree or shrub of Brazil

(... is a kind of tree ) small Peruvian evergreen with broad rounded head and slender pendant branches with attractive clusters of greenish flowers followed by clusters of rose-pink fruits

(... is a kind of tree ) small Brazilian evergreen resinous tree or shrub having dark green leaflets and white flowers followed by bright red fruit; used as a street tree and lawn specimen

(... is a kind of tree ) tropical tree of southern Asia having hard dark-colored heartwood used in cabinetwork

(... is a kind of tree ) large Asiatic tree having hard marbled zebrawood

(... is a kind of tree ) a tropical hardwood tree yielding balata gum and heavy red timber

(... is a kind of tree ) one of several East Indian trees yielding gutta-percha

(... is a kind of tree ) one of several East Indian trees yielding gutta-percha

(... is a kind of tree ) tropical American tree having wood like mahogany and sweet edible egg-shaped fruit; in some classifications placed in the genus Calocarpum

(... is a kind of tree ) Australian tree or shrub with red flowers; often used in Christmas decoration

(... is a kind of tree ) any of several trees of the genus Platanus having thin pale bark that scales off in small plates and lobed leaves and ball-shaped heads of fruits

(... is a kind of tree ) tropical American evergreen that produces large round gourds

(... is a kind of tree ) tropical American timber tree

(... is a kind of tree ) a small to medium-sized tree growing in brackish water especially along the shores of the southwestern Pacific

(... is a kind of tree ) an Australian tree resembling the black mangrove of the West Indies and Florida

(... is a kind of tree ) tall East Indian timber tree now planted in western Africa and tropical America for its hard durable wood

(... is a kind of tree ) a dead tree that is still standing, usually in an undisturbed forest

"a snag can provide food and a habitat for insects and birds"

(... is a kind of tree ) any tree that is valued as a source of lumber or timber

(... is a kind of tree ) a small tree

(... is a kind of tree ) tree (as opposed to shrub)

(... is a kind of tree ) any of several trees having seedpods as fruits

(... is a kind of tree ) a tree with limbs cut back to promote a more bushy growth of foliage

(... is a kind of tree ) young tree

(... is a kind of tree ) a tree planted or valued chiefly for its shade from sunlight

(... is a kind of tree ) any tree of the division Gymnospermophyta

(... is a kind of tree ) any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary

(... is a kind of tree ) any of several trees having leaves or bark used to allay fever or thought to indicate regions free of fever

(... is a kind of tree ) a dwarfed ornamental tree or shrub grown in a tray or shallow pot

(... is a kind of tree ) any of several small to medium-sized trees of Florida and West Indies with thin scaly bark and heavy dark heartwood

(... is a kind of tree ) Australian tree grown especially for ornament and its fine-grained wood and bearing edible nuts

(... is a kind of tree ) the biblical tree in the Garden of Eden whose forbidden fruit was tasted by Adam and Eve

(tree is a part of ...) the base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled

(tree is a part of ...) the upper branches and leaves of a tree or other plant

(tree is a part of ...) any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree

(tree is a part of ...) the main stem of a tree; usually covered with bark; the bole is usually the part that is commercially useful for lumber

(tree is a part of ...) a large rounded outgrowth on the trunk or branch of a tree

(... is a member of tree) the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area

(tree is made of the substance ...) newly formed outer wood lying between the cambium and the heartwood of a tree or woody plant; usually light colored; active in water conduction

(tree is made of the substance ...) the older inactive central wood of a tree or woody plant; usually darker and denser than the surrounding sapwood

Definition 3: a figure that branches from a single root - [noun denoting shape]

Samples where tree or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • genealogical tree

Synonyms for tree in the sense of this definition

(tree is a kind of ...) a two-dimensional shape

(... is a kind of tree ) a tree diagram used to illustrate phylogenetic relationships

(... is a kind of tree ) a tree diagram showing a reconstruction of the transmission of manuscripts of a literary work

Definition 4: stretch (a shoe) on a shoetree - [verb of change]

Synonyms for tree in the sense of this definition

(tree is a kind of ...) make long or longer by pulling and stretching

"stretch the fabric"

Definition 5: chase an animal up a tree - [verb of competition]

Samples where tree or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the hunters treed the bear with dogs and killed it
  • her dog likes to tree squirrels

(tree is a kind of ...) go after with the intent to catch

"The policeman chased the mugger down the alley" "the dog chased the rabbit"

Definition 6: plant with trees - [verb of contact]

Samples where tree or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • this lot should be treed so that the house will be shaded in summer

(tree is a kind of ...) put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground

"Let's plant flowers in the garden"

Definition 7: force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for tree in the sense of this definition

(tree is a kind of ...) direct the course; determine the direction of travelling

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