Definition of tree


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


  • force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape. Synonyms: corner.
  • plant with trees; "this lot should be treed so that the house will be shaded in summer".
  • chase an animal up a tree; "the hunters treed the bear with dogs and killed it", "her dog likes to tree squirrels".
  • stretch (a shoe) on a shoetree. Synonyms: shoetree.

Related words

aalii, acacia, albizia, albizzia, alder, amboyna, andelmin, angelim, arbor, arere, arishth, ash, azedarach, azederach, balata, basswood, bayberry, beech, beefwood, birch, blackwood, bonduc, bonsai, brazilwood, breakax, breakaxe, calaba, calabash, calabura, camachile, camwood, caracolito, cassia, casuarina, chaulmoogra, chaulmugra, chestnut, chicot, chinaberry, chinchona, cinchona, cladogram, clusia, cockspur, cocobolo, coffee, conacaste, conessi, coralwood, dagame, dak, devilwood, dhak, dhava, dhawa, dipterocarp, dita, ebony, elm, erythrina, frijolillo, frijolito, gliricidia, granadillo, guama, gum, hackberry, hazel, hornbeam, houhere, huamachil, idesia, inga, ironwood, ketembilla, keurboom, kiaat, kingwood, kino, kitambilla, kitembilla, kowhai, kurchee, kurchi, lacebark, lancewood, langsat, langset, laurelwood, lemonwood, lepidobotrys, lime, linden, locust, mahogany, mammee, marblewood, margosa, mayeng, medlar, millettia, molle, msasa, nakedwood, neem, oak, obeche, obechi, opepe, padauk, padouk, palas, palm, pandanus, peachwood, platan, pollard, poon, princewood, puka, quandang, quandong, quira, ribbonwood, rosewood, samba, sapling, sapote, satinwood, silkwood, simal, sisham, sissoo, sissu, snag, soapberry, souari, stemma, sycamore, teak, tipu, treelet, trifoliata, turreae, willow, yellowwood, zebrawood.

Words nearby tree

cree, free, tee, three, treed, tref, trek, trey, true, twee.

Rhymes with tree

ab, absentee, ac, acc, addressee, adhd, adoptee, ag, agee, agree, albee, amd, amputee, apc, appointee, asap, atp, attendee, av, b.

Start with tree

treehouses, treenail, treenware, treenwares, trees, treelike, treen, treelawn, treelawns, treeing, treetop, treenails, treed, treehopper, treehouse, treens, treeless, treehoppers, treetops.

End with tree

swingletree, singletree, peppertree, whiffletree, shoetree, crosstree, saddletree, whippletree, entree, rooftree, axletree, bourtree, gumtree.

More information about tree

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • tree is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 4 points
  • tree is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 4 points
  • tree is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 4 points
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