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