tree
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (botany)
a. el árbol
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Luz climbed up the tree so she could play in the treehouse.Luz subió el árbol para poder jugar en la casa del árbol.
2. (diagram)
a. el árbol
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The linguistics students had to draw ten syntax trees for homework.Los estudiantes de lingüística tuvieron que dibujar diez árboles sintácticos como tarea.
3. (saddletree)
a. el arzón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
If you don't hold tight to the tree, you're going to fall off the donkey.Si no te agarras bien del arzón, te vas a caer del burro.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (hunting)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. obligar a refugiarse en un árbol a
The pack managed to tree its prey early on in the hunt.La jauría logró obligar a la presa a refugiarse en un árbol poco después de que empezara la cacería.
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tree
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el árbol
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (fig)
a.
to get to the top of the treellegar a lo más alto
3. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a.
to be out of one's treeestar como una cabra
tree housecabaña en (la copa de) un árbol
tree trunktronco (de árbol)
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tree [triː]
noun
1 (Bot) árbol (m)
tree of knowledge árbol (m) de la ciencia
to be at the top of the tree (Britain) estar en la cumbre de su carrera profesional
to be out of one's tree (crazy) estar como una cabra (informal); estar como una moto (very_informal); (on drugs, alcohol) estar colocadísimo (very_informal); haberse puesto como una moto (very_informal)
to be up a tree (in a fix) estar en un aprieto; (mad) estar chalado (informal); estar como una cabra or regadera (informal)
he must be up a tree - fancy buying that piece of junk!
to be barking up the wrong tree tomar el rábano por las hojas
we can't see the wood or the forest for the trees (US) los árboles no dejan ver el bosque
2 (for shoes) horma (f)
3 [of saddle] arzón (m)
transitive verb
[+animal] hacer refugiarse en un árbol
modifier
tree creeper (n) trepatroncos (m)
tree frog (n) rana (f) de San Antonio; rana (f) arbórea
tree house (n) casita (f) en un árbol
tree hugger (n) especially (US) fanáticoafanática (m) (f) del medioambiente;a fanática
Next week Quayle will attack the Democrats as "tree huggers" who are more interested in saving the environment than jobs Environmental extremists would rather save a tree frog than save 50 jobs. Of course, he's not that kind of environmentalist. Al Gore has raised serious issues, which you don't have to be a tree hugger to appreciate
tree planting (n) plantación (f) de árboles
tree surgeon (n) arboricultoraarboricultora (m) (f);a arboricultora
tree trunk (n) tronco (m) (de árbol)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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