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tree vs point point vs tree

tree and point both are nouns.

tree and point both are verbs.

As verbs, point is a hypernym of tree; that is, point is a word with a broader meaning than tree and tree is a type of point defined as:
  • force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape
Other hypernyms of tree include direct, head, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, guide, steer, channelise, channelize.
tree (noun) point (noun)
a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms a geometric element that has position but no extension
a figure that branches from a single root the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
a brief version of the essential meaning of something
an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole
a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
an instant of time
the object of an activity
a V shape
a very small circular shape
the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest
a promontory extending out into a large body of water
a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list
a style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect
an outstanding characteristic
sharp end
any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass
a linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch
one percent of the total principal of a loan; it is paid at the time the loan is made and is independent of the interest on the loan
a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations
a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer
the dot at the left of a decimal fraction
the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip
a distinguishing or individuating characteristic
the gun muzzle's direction
a wall socket
a contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs
tree (verb) point (verb)
force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively
plant with trees be oriented
chase an animal up a tree direct into a position for use
stretch (a shoe) on a shoetree direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
be a signal for or a symptom of
sail close to the wind
mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics
mark with diacritics
mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes
be positionable in a specified manner
intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle
give a point to
repair the joints of bricks

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