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tree vs stretch

stretch vs tree

tree and stretch both are nouns.

tree is not an adjective while stretch is an adjective.

tree and stretch both are verbs.

As verbs, stretch is a hypernym of tree; that is, stretch is a word with a broader meaning than tree:
  • tree: stretch (a shoe) on a shoetree
  • stretch: make long or longer by pulling and stretching
Other hypernyms of tree include elongate.
tree (noun) stretch (noun)
a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms a large and unbroken expanse or distance
a figure that branches from a single root the act of physically reaching or thrusting out
a straightaway section of a racetrack
exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent
extension to or beyond the ordinary limit
an unbroken period of time during which you do something
the capacity for being stretched
tree (adjective) stretch (adjective)
having an elongated seating area
easily stretched
tree (verb) stretch (verb)
force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape occupy a large, elongated area
plant with trees extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body
chase an animal up a tree extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length
stretch (a shoe) on a shoetree become longer by being stretched and pulled
make long or longer by pulling and stretching
lie down comfortably
pull in opposite directions
extend the scope or meaning of; often unduly
corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance
extend one's body or limbs

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