(noun, adjective, verb)


1. (obsolete) Mad, insane, crazed.


1. the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees

Definition categories: substance

2. the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area

Similar word(s): forest, woods

Definition categories: group, botany, flora, vegetation

3. any wind instrument other than the brass instruments

Similar word(s): woodwind

Definition categories: man–made, wind

4. a golf club with a long shaft used to hit long shots; originally made with a wooden head

- metal woods are now standard

Definition categories: man–made, club

Sentences with wood as a noun:

- This table is made of wood.

- Teak is much used for outdoor benches, but a number of other woods are also suitable, such as ipé, redwood, etc.

- He got lost in the woods beyond Seattle.

- We need more wood for the fire.

- That girl at the strip club gave me wood.


1. (transitive) To cover or plant with trees.

2. (transitive) To supply with wood, or get supplies of wood for.

- to wood a steamboat or a locomotive

3. To take or get a supply of wood.