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tree/ˈtriː/noun
pluraltrees
tree
/ˈtriː/
noun
pluraltrees
Learner's definition of TREE  
[count]
: a usually tall plant that has a thick, wooden stem and many large branches
— see color picture on this pagesee also christmas tree, gum tree
: a drawing that connects things with lines to show how they are related to each other
— see also family tree

barking up the wrong tree

— see 1bark

grow on trees

— see grow

not see the forest for the trees

(US)or USmiss the forest for the treesor Britishnot see the wood for the trees
: to not understand or appreciate a larger situation, problem, etc., because you are considering only a few parts of it

out of your tree

informal
: crazy

top of the tree

— see 1top
— see also shoe tree

— treed

adjective

— treeless

/ˈtriːləs/adjective

— treelike

/ˈtriːˌlaɪk/adjective
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