Definitions for ramifyˈræm əˌfaɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ram•i•fyˈræm əˌfaɪ(v.t.; v.i.)-fied, -fy•ing.

  1. to spread out into branches or branchlike parts; extend into subdivisions.

    Category: Botany, Common Vocabulary

Origin of ramify:

1535–45; < MF ramifier < ML rāmificāre < L rām(us) branch

Princeton's WordNet

  1. complexify, ramify(verb)

    have or develop complicating consequences

    "These actions will ramify"

  2. ramify, branch(verb)

    grow and send out branches or branch-like structures

    "these plants ramify early and get to be very large"

  3. branch, ramify, fork, furcate, separate(verb)

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

    "The road forks"


  1. ramify(Verb)

    To divide into branches or subdivisions.

  2. ramify(Verb)

    To spread or diversify into multiple fields or categories.

    to ramify an art, subject, scheme.

  3. Origin: From ramifier, from *, from ramus + facio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ramify(verb)

    to divide into branches or subdivisions; as, to ramify an art, subject, scheme

  2. Ramify(verb)

    to shoot, or divide, into branches or subdivisions, as the stem of a plant

  3. Ramify(verb)

    to be divided or subdivided, as a main subject


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