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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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Annie, a former model, branched off into journalism and documentary production and has contributed toDawn,Herald,Slate,The Express Tribune,The Asia Society, andThe Caravan, among other publications.
Junior won this section with a popular Cardiff view of the Millennium Centre and Pierhead Building as well as third place with Branched Off, taken at Bewdley.
Like a tree it branched off inside of you, killing you, unknown to us thirty years on you were gone.
He then branched off on his own and taught in the US for over 13 years.
The scamwas so successful, one member branched off to start his own syndicate and the original ringleader taught his girlfriend how to keep the scheme going while he was in jail, authorities said.
Sharks branched off the human lineage at least 430 million years ago.
It thus appears that HAR1 has evolved especially quickly in the 6 million years or so since human ancestors branched off from chimp ancestors, Haussler says.
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