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Synonyms for ramify

to separate into branches or branchlike parts

Synonyms for ramify

have or develop complicating consequences


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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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Affecting something at the top [of the food web] is going to have huge consequences as effects ramify through the system," says study collaborator Charles H.
From mining, they ramify into an involved pattern of investment companies, manufacturing concerns, transport, public utility organisations, oil and chemical industries, nuclear installations and many other undertakings too numerous to mention.
At the outset North argues that an adequate theory of economic change will not consist of an abstract model that professes to predict the future given a complete specification of the past, or which claims the ability to determine with certainty how a change to the roles of human interaction will ramify through society.
College has not been as high a priority goat in many of their families due to few or no rote models in their ramify.
While Palmer's own analyses of Spenser's thought and writings are somewhat variable (for example, her account of a "dark" Spenserian linguistic epiphany a la Richard Waswo, achieved one night in the ruins of Kilcolman Castle while "watching the meanings of his allegory ramify and escape his intentions" [106], is dramatic but all-ways incredible), the link she establishes between the history of the English-Irish linguistic encounter and the great flowering of Elizabethan literature that marks the birth of English imperial expansion is very welcome; I hope that this study will contribute to the emerging recognition of the crucial importance of the Elizabethan conquest of Ireland to ethical and political analyses of the English literature of this period.
They ramify too much; they leave too much open to interpretation.
Theaters were littered with failed ramify movies: Sidekicks, Cop and a Half, Into the West.
The later Mohists, using logical techniques pioneered by earlier sophists, tried to ramify their utilitarian calculus and make it unassailable.