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tree vs trail

trail vs tree

tree and trail both are nouns.

tree and trail both are verbs.

As verbs, trail is a hypernym of tree; that is, trail is a word with a broader meaning than tree:
  • tree: chase an animal up a tree
  • trail: go after with the intent to catch
Other hypernyms of tree include dog, give chase, go after, chase, chase after, tag, tail, track.
tree (noun) trail (noun)
a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms a track or mark left by something that has passed
a figure that branches from a single root a path or track roughly blazed through wild or hilly country
evidence pointing to a possible solution
tree (verb) trail (verb)
force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape to lag or linger behind
plant with trees go after with the intent to catch
chase an animal up a tree move, proceed, or walk draggingly or slowly
stretch (a shoe) on a shoetree hang down so as to drag along the ground
drag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground

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