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.
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
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
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