tree /ˈtriː/ noun
plural trees
plural trees
Learner's definition of TREE
: a usually tall plant that has a thick, wooden stem and many large branches see color picture on this page; see 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 US miss the forest for the trees or British not 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

: crazy

top of the tree

see 1top
see also shoe tree

— treed


— treeless

/ˈtriːləs/ adjective

— treelike

/ˈtriːˌlaɪk/ adjective