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tree vs tail

tail vs tree

tree and tail both are nouns.

tree and tail both are verbs.

As verbs, tail is a hypernym of tree; that is, tail is a word with a broader meaning than tree:
  • tree: chase an animal up a tree
  • tail: go after with the intent to catch
Other hypernyms of tree include dog, give chase, go after, chase, chase after, tag, track, trail.
tree (noun) tail (noun)
a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
a figure that branches from a single root the time of the last part of something
any projection that resembles the tail of an animal
the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements
(usually plural) the reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person's head
the rear part of an aircraft
the rear part of a ship
tree (verb) tail (verb)
force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape go after with the intent to catch
plant with trees remove or shorten the tail of an animal
chase an animal up a tree remove the stalk of fruits or berries
stretch (a shoe) on a shoetree

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