Definitions for branch

Definitions for (noun) branch

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: branch

Definition: a stream or river connected to a larger one

Main entry: outgrowth, offset, offshoot, branch

Definition: a natural consequence of development

Main entry: branch

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

Main entry: ramification, leg, branch

Definition: a part of a forked or branching shape

Usage: he broke off one of the branches

Definitions for (verb) branch

Main entry: ramify, branch, furcate, fork, separate

Definition: divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork

Usage: The road forks

Main entry: branch, ramify

Definition: grow and send out branches or branch-like structures

Usage: these plants ramify early and get to be very large

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