Definitions for ramifyˈræm əˌfaɪ
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have or develop complicating consequences
"These actions will ramify"
grow and send out branches or branch-like structures
"these plants ramify early and get to be very large"
branch, ramify, fork, furcate, separate(verb)
divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork
"The road forks"
To divide into branches or subdivisions.
To spread or diversify into multiple fields or categories.
to ramify an art, subject, scheme.
Origin: From ramifier, from *, from ramus + facio.
to divide into branches or subdivisions; as, to ramify an art, subject, scheme
to shoot, or divide, into branches or subdivisions, as the stem of a plant
to be divided or subdivided, as a main subject
Origin: [F. ramifier, LL. ramificare, fr. L. ramus a branch + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See -fy.]
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The difficulty lies, not in the new ideas, but in escaping the old ones, which ramify, for those brought up as most of us have been, into every corner of our minds.
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