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  Words related to branch

Related / Similar Words: arm, limb, subdivision, outgrowth, offshoot, offset, fork, leg, ramification, ramify, furcate, separate

 

Definition:
  • any projection that is thought to resemble an arm; "the arm of the record player"; "an arm of the sea"; "a branch of the sewer";
  • an administrative division of some larger or more complex organization; "a branch of Congress";
  • a stream or river connected to a larger one;
  • a natural consequence of development;
  • a division of a stem, or secondary stem arising from the main stem of a plant;
  • a part of a forked or branching shape; "he broke off one of the branches"; "they took the south fork";
  • divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; "The road forks";
  • grow and send out branches or branch-like structures; "these plants ramify early and get to be very large";

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    See Also: diversify, branch out, broaden

     

    Hyponyms: post office, local post office, executive branch, Executive Office of the President, legislative branch, judicial branch, billabong, distributary, feeder, tributary, affluent, deadwood, limb, tree branch, branchlet, twig, sprig, bifurcation, brachium, arborize, arborise, bifurcate, trifurcate

     

    Grouped Verbs: ramify, fork, furcate, separate

     

    Part Meronyms: furcation, forking

     

    Derivational Morphology: ramify, fork, furcate, separate, furcation, forking, branching, ramification, leg

     

    Language Translations:
    Bosnian: grana   Croatian: grana  
    Dutch: filiaal and tak   Finnish: oksa and sivukonttori  
    German: Ast and Zweigstelle   Hebrew: סניף and ענף  
    Polish: gałąź and oddział   Portuguese: filial and galho  
    Romanian: ram   Russian: ветвь and отделение  
    Serbian: grana   Slovene: veja  
    Spanish: sucursal   Swedish: filial  
    Telugu: కొమ్మ and శాఖ   Turkish: dal and şube  
    Vietnamese: nhánh  
     
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