What does ramify mean?

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ˈræm əˌfaɪram·i·fy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. complexify, ramifyverb

    have or develop complicating consequences

    "These actions will ramify"

  2. ramify, branchverb

    grow and send out branches or branch-like structures

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

  3. branch, ramify, fork, furcate, separateverb

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

    "The road forks"

Wiktionary

  1. ramifyverb

    To divide into branches or subdivisions.

    Etymology: From ramifier, from *, from ramus + facio.

  2. ramifyverb

    To spread or diversify into multiple fields or categories.

    to ramify an art, subject, scheme.

    Etymology: From ramifier, from *, from ramus + facio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ramifyverb

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

    Etymology: [F. ramifier, LL. ramificare, fr. L. ramus a branch + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See -fy.]

  2. Ramifyverb

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

    Etymology: [F. ramifier, LL. ramificare, fr. L. ramus a branch + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See -fy.]

  3. Ramifyverb

    to be divided or subdivided, as a main subject

    Etymology: [F. ramifier, LL. ramificare, fr. L. ramus a branch + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See -fy.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ramify

    Ramification, &c. See under Ramus.

Entomology

  1. Ramify

    to branch out in every direction.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ramify in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ramify in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of ramify in a Sentence

  1. John Maynard Keynes:

    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.

Images & Illustrations of ramify

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