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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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Finally, if the branches of the trees overhang your property, you are entitled to lop the branches off at the line of your property and return the cut limbs to the neighbours.
Locals tied clothes together and broke branches off trees to try and save the dying boy.
My job is always to stay on the ground as he ties large branches off, waiting to pull them in the direction they need to go to land perfectly .
Use the loppers to prune branches off any type of tree, clean up fallen limbs, clear brush, and chop up firewood; branches can be cut right on the ground, since the tool doesn't need clearance.
For example, he bought talking Christmas trees, pulled the branches off and turned them into singing pumpkins.
The accident site is close to an interchange where the expressway branches off, leading to the Banetsu Expressway and the Nihonkai Tohoku Expressway.
In most cases, the site begins in one location and then branches off as a franchise.
Sliders, a mid-1990s science fiction TV series, was built on a mildly provocative premise: What if the reality we inhabit branches off into myriad alternative universes?