Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun wood

8 senses of wood

Sense 1
wood -- (the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees)
       => plant material, plant substance -- (material derived from plants)

Sense 2
forest, wood, woods -- (the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area)
       => vegetation, flora, botany -- (all the plant life in a particular region or period; "Pleistocene vegetation"; "the flora of southern California"; "the botany of China")

Sense 3
Wood, Natalie Wood -- (United States film actress (1938-1981))
       INSTANCE OF=> actress -- (a female actor)

Sense 4
Wood, Sir Henry Wood, Sir Henry Joseph Wood -- (English conductor (1869-1944))
       INSTANCE OF=> conductor, music director, director -- (the person who leads a musical group)

Sense 5
Wood, Mrs. Henry Wood, Ellen Price Wood -- (English writer of novels about murders and thefts and forgeries (1814-1887))
       INSTANCE OF=> writer, author -- (writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay))

Sense 6
Wood, Grant Wood -- (United States painter noted for works based on life in the Midwest (1892-1942))
       INSTANCE OF=> painter -- (an artist who paints)

Sense 7
woodwind, woodwind instrument, wood -- (any wind instrument other than the brass instruments)
       => wind instrument, wind -- (a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath)

Sense 8
wood -- (a golf club with a long shaft used to hit long shots; originally made with a wooden head; "metal woods are now standard")
       => golf club, golf-club, club -- (golf equipment used by a golfer to hit a golf ball)

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