Tree in a sentence

The word "tree" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of tree and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Tree

  • Any perennial woody plant of considerable size (usually over twenty feet high) and growing with a single trunk.
  • Something constructed in the form of, or considered as resembling, a tree, consisting of a stem, or stock, and branches; as, a genealogical tree.
  • A piece of timber, or something commonly made of timber; -- used in composition, as in axletree, boottree, chesstree, crosstree, whiffletree, and the like.
  • A cross or gallows; as Tyburn tree.
  • A mass of crystals, aggregated in arborescent forms, obtained by precipitation of a metal from solution. See Lead tree, under Lead.
  • To drive to a tree; to cause to ascend a tree; as, a dog trees a squirrel.
  • To place upon a tree; to fit with a tree; to stretch upon a tree; as, to tree a boot. See Tree n., 3.
  • English actor and theatrical producer noted for his lavish productions of Shakespeare (1853-1917)
  • 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
  • stretch (a shoe) on a shoetree
  • chase an animal up a tree
  • plant with trees
  • force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape

How to use tree in a sentence. Tree pronunciation.

There, hung to a tree by a deserted mosque near by, the body of one who was with them all an hour before, and who had paid the penalty for some real or imaginary crime; while his fellows blessed Allah that the storm had passed them by.
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Far over in the western vista a long line of trees, twining through an oasis flanking the city, led out to a point where the desert abruptly raised its hills of yellow sand.
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Their lands, houses, and palm- trees would be taxed still, when they would reap no more.
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They saw only the yellow sand, the ever-receding oasis, the brackish, undrinkable water, the withered and fruitless date- tree, handfuls of dourha for their food by day, and the keen, sharp night to chill their half-dead bodies in a half-waking sleep.
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As Achmet and the slaves disappeared into a dark corner of the court- yard, Kaid rose to his feet, and, upon the hint, his guests, murmuring praises of his justice and his mercy and his wisdom, slowly melted from the court-yard; but once outside they hastened to proclaim in the four quarters of Cairo how yet again the English Pasha had picked from the Tree of Life an apple of fortune.
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There was not a tree in sight.
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We liked the appearance of the place, and so we claimed some three hundred acres of it and stuck our "notices" on a tree.
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It was yellow pine timber land-a dense forest of trees a hundred feet high and from one to five feet through at the butt.
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That is to say, it was necessary to cut down trees here and there and make them fall in such a way as to form a sort of enclosure (with pretty wide gaps in it).
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We cut down three trees apiece, and found it such heart-breaking work that we decided to "rest our case" on those; if they held the property, well and good; if they didn't, let the property spill out through the gaps and go; it was no use to work ourselves to death merely to save a few acres of land.
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While Johnny was carrying the main bulk of the provisions up to our "house" for future use, I took the loaf of bread, some slices of bacon, and the coffee-pot, ashore, set them down by a tree, lit a fire, and went back to the boat to get the frying-pan.
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Our pine forest was well scorched, the dead trees all burned up, and our broad acres of manzanita swept away.
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My pyrhanism vanished upon his statement that in the very region referred to he had seen petrified trees of the length of two hundred feet.
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An intire _Orchard_ of one Tree.
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In another direction the Downs were edged with trees, and that way she turned.
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Louise noticed them, only to think for a moment what ugly trees they were.
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Fearful is the vengeance that Taras Bulba takes on the enemy; fearful is his own death, lashed to a tree, and burned alive by his foes.
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To Bazarov, women were all alike, and valuable for only one thing; he had told this very woman that people were like trees in a forest; no botanist would think of studying an individual birch tree.
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He was buried under an oak tree at Yasnaya Polyana.
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She grows in intelligence by the fruit of the tree, and sinks in moral worth and in peace of mind.
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Examples of Tree

Example #1
Here a devout Muslim, indifferent to the presence of strangers, turned his face to the East, touched his forehead to the ground, and said his prayers.
Example #2
Dark faces grinned over the steaming pot at the door of the cafes, idlers on the benches smoked hasheesh, female street-dancers bared their faces shamelessly to the men, and indolent musicians beat on their tiny drums, and sang the song of "O Seyyid," or of "Antar"; and the reciter gave his sing-song tale from a bench above his fellows.
Example #3
The Nile wound its way through the green plains, stretching as far to the north as eye could see between the opal and mauve and gold of the Libyan Hills.
Example #4
At his feet lay the great mosque, and the citadel, whose guns controlled the city, could pour into it a lava stream of shot and shell.
Example #5
And having given all save their lives, these lives they must now give under the whip and the chain and the sword.
Example #6
Taxes, taxes, nothing but taxes from the cradle!