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tree vs elongate

elongate vs tree

tree is a noun but elongate is not a noun.

tree is not an adjective while elongate is an adjective.

tree and elongate both are verbs.

As verbs, elongate is a hypernym of tree; that is, elongate is a word with a broader meaning than tree:
  • tree: stretch (a shoe) on a shoetree
  • elongate: make long or longer by pulling and stretching
Other hypernyms of tree include stretch.
tree (noun) elongate (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) elongate (adjective)
(of a leaf shape) long and narrow
having notably more length than width; being long and slender
tree (verb) elongate (verb)
force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape make long or longer by pulling and stretching
plant with trees
chase an animal up a tree
stretch (a shoe) on a shoetree

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