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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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After the ground is primed, many of the rails will be reinserted exactly where they stood, branching off to linear planks and evoking the spirit of the old rail.
Each one resembles a helical tunnel, with additional tunnels branching off in different directions.
His client base started with family and friends before branching off into advertising flyers stuffed into homeowner mailboxes, "but mostly it was by word of mouth.
Hiking trails catering to all tastes penetrate the wilderness, branching off from the main park area and often crossing each other in a way that not only lets individuals customize the lengths of their journeys but also allow a frequent visitor to find surprises among the roads not taken.
With the LE-17 and LE-46, Point to Point now provides Ethernet Private Line services, including internet, intranet and VoIP directly to the businesses by branching off fiber and wireless, thus connecting all branch offices.
In Algoma's main on-campus program, students are grouped together for the first two years before branching off in their third and fourth years to specialize in either social or economic development.
A bright, open atrium greets residents of the Clare House and Clare Manor, branching off into completely modem facilities, fully accessible common and private spaces, and large, sundrenched apartments.
They argue that a new apple-loving species is branching off R.
Since branching off, the number of exhibitors has grown 68 percent, Newby said, reflecting increased competition among film commissioners anxious for a piece of the entertainment industry pie.