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Synonyms for branch

Synonyms for (noun) branch

Synonyms: arm, limb, branch Definition: any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm Usage: the arm of the record player; an arm of the sea; a branch of the sewer

Similar words: projection Definition: any structure that branches out from a central support

Synonyms: arm, branch, subdivision Definition: a division of some larger or more complex organization Usage: a branch of Congress; botany is a branch of biology; the Germanic branch of Indo-European languages

Similar words: division Definition: an administrative unit in government or business

Synonyms: branch Definition: a stream or river connected to a larger one

Similar words: stream, watercourse Definition: a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth

Synonyms: outgrowth, offset, offshoot, branch Definition: a natural consequence of development

Similar words: effect, consequence, event, issue, result, outcome, upshot Definition: a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon Usage: the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise; his decision had depressing consequences for business; he acted very wise after the event

Synonyms: branch Definition: a division of a stem, or secondary stem arising from the main stem of a plant

Similar words: stem, stalk Definition: a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ

Synonyms: ramification, leg, branch Definition: a part of a forked or branching shape Usage: he broke off one of the branches

Similar words: subfigure Definition: a figure that is a part of another figure

Synonyms for (verb) branch

Synonyms: ramify, branch, furcate, fork, separate Definition: divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork Usage: The road forks

Similar words: diverge Definition: move or draw apart Usage: The two paths diverge here

Synonyms: branch, ramify Definition: grow and send out branches or branch-like structures Usage: these plants ramify early and get to be very large

Similar words: grow Definition: become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain Usage: The problem grew too large for me; Her business grew fast