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tree vs plant

plant vs tree

tree and plant both are nouns.

tree and plant both are verbs.

As verbs, plant is a hypernym of tree; that is, plant is a word with a broader meaning than tree:
  • tree: plant with trees
  • plant: put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground
Other hypernyms of tree include set.
tree (noun) plant (noun)
a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms buildings for carrying on industrial labor
a figure that branches from a single root (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
an actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience
something planted secretly for discovery by another
tree (verb) plant (verb)
force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground
plant with trees fix or set securely or deeply
chase an animal up a tree set up or lay the groundwork for
stretch (a shoe) on a shoetree place into a river
place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive
put firmly in the mind

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