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Synonyms for branch


branch off


  • turn off
  • deviate
  • change direction
  • leave the road
  • take a side road
  • take another road
  • quit the road
  • depart from the road

branch out

Synonyms for branch

something resembling or structurally analogous to a tree branch

an area of academic study that is part of a larger body of learning

a local unit of a business or an auxiliary controlled by such a business

a component of government that performs a given function

a part of a family, tribe, or other group, or of such a group's language, that is believed to stem from a common ancestor

a small stream

to separate into branches or branchlike parts

Synonyms for branch

a division of a stem, or secondary stem arising from the main stem of a plant

a part of a forked or branching shape

a natural consequence of development

a stream or river connected to a larger one

any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm


Related Words

grow and send out branches or branch-like structures

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

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The conversation then branched off onto the topic of family business and the pressures incumbent upon her as a scion.
What's generally been dubbed the Nuevo Latino movement has now branched off into sub-segments, with Argentine and Brazilian restaurants becoming especially popular.
Some 4 to 6 million years ago, scientists say, apes and human beings branched off the same family tree.
When we began looking into licensing technology rather than creating it, we quickly discovered a growing segment of engine providers, like Cybernet, who had branched off of the traditional 'all in one' approach to game engine design.
Most scientists had held that hominids and ancient chimps branched off from a common ancestor roughly 7 million years ago, with no interbreeding.
The wood pellet fuel manufacturer has branched off into a new market, producing an absorbent bedding for horses and livestock with a pellet made from saw dust.
The human lineage branched off from the chicken lineage 300 million years ago, while we split from mice just 100 million years ago.
It belongs to a group of animals called mammaliaforms, a dead-end lineage that branched off near the base of the mammal family tree, says Zhe-Xi Luo, a paleontologist at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh.
When the franchise was revoked, she branched off and launched Esprit Ropes in 1995 with Christenson, whom she describes as their director of product development and designated "guinea pig.
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