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tree vs direct

direct vs tree

tree is a noun but direct is not a noun.

tree is not an adjective while direct is an adjective.

tree and direct both are verbs.

tree is not an adverb while direct is an adverb.

As verbs, direct is a hypernym of tree; that is, direct is a word with a broader meaning than tree:
  • tree: force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape
  • direct: direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
Other hypernyms of tree include head, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, guide, steer, channelise, channelize.
tree (noun) direct (noun)
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
tree (adjective) direct (adjective)
direct in spatial dimensions; proceeding without deviation or interruption; straight and short
straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action
in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child
moving from west to east on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in the same direction as the Earth
similar in nature or effect or relation to another quantity
(of a current) flowing in one direction only
having no intervening persons, agents, conditions
being an immediate result or consequence
in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker
lacking compromising or mitigating elements; exact
tree (verb) direct (verb)
force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape command with authority
plant with trees intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
chase an animal up a tree guide the actors in (plays and films)
stretch (a shoe) on a shoetree govern or manage
take somebody somewhere
cause to go somewhere
point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
lead, as in the performance of a composition
give directions to; point somebody into a certain direction
specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
put an address on (an envelope)
plan and direct (a complex undertaking)
tree (adverb) direct (adverb)
without deviation

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