Branch Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Branch

The definition of a tributary is a steam that flows into a larger body of water.
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(Mil.) A small group stationed at a distance from the main force in order to prevent an enemy surprise attack
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The administrative personnel, executives, or staff working in such a place:
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The chapter of US bankruptcy law by which insolvent businesses may reorganize under court supervision without ceasing business activity or liquidating their assets.
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(Music) A group of instruments or voices in the same class considered as a division of a band, orchestra, or choir:
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One that is subsidiary to another.
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The front section of a ship or boat.
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A member or representative of a group:
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A government department or a subdivision of a department.
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Having branches; branched.
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Forked, branched; divided at one end into parts.
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(Biology) Not blocked; open:
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Having many small branches
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(Botany) Having long, slender, prostrate stolons (runners)
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Alternative form of sarmentose.
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Resembling a tentacle or tentacles.
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Someone or something that is affiliated, or associated; a member of a group of associated things.
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A stream or river flowing into a larger river or into a lake; a tributary stream; a tributary.
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Any branching, treelike shape or formation
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In nontechnical use, the part of the upper limb between the shoulder and the wrist
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The upper angle between a lateral organ, such as a leaf, and the stem that bears it.
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The act or fact of bifurcating
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The definition of a bough is the branch of a tree.
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Land remote from settlement:
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A member of a cultural and political grouping (the Creek Confederacy) of North American Indian peoples, mainly Muskogean, formerly of Georgia and Alabama, now living in Oklahoma and Florida
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Subdivision of business or official duty; especially, one of the principal divisions of executive government; as, the treasury department; the war department; also, in a university, one of the divisions of instructions; as, the medical department; the department of physics.
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Controlled behavior resulting from disciplinary training; self-control:
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A geographical subdivision of a county, municipality, or similar entity, for political, judicial, or administrative ends; for example, a court district (in which a particular court has jurisdiction over certain matters arising within the borders or pertaining to people who live there) or a voting district (where all the franchised inhabitants are required to vote at a particular polling station).
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The point at which branching occurs.
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(Biology) The evolution of different forms or structures in related species as they adapt to different environments. An example of divergence is the development of wings in bats from the same bones that form the arm and hand or paw in most other mammals.
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To subject (a number) to the process of division.
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A particular department of a government, business, school, or other organization
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Any of the sections of a book being brought out in installments prior to its publication in completed form
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An installment of a printed work, a fascicle.
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The point where a river, road, etc. is divided into two or more branches, or where branches join to form a river, road, etc.
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A part of garment, such as a pair of trousers/pants, that covers a leg.
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A distinct part of a whole, especially:
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(--- Botany) The point on a stem where a leaf is attached or has been attached; a joint.
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Anything that branches off, or derives from, a main source; specif., a shoot or stem growing laterally from the main stem of a plant
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A place or space outside of something; a nook or corner; an angle projecting outward; an open space.
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A store, agency, etc. that sells the goods of a specific manufacturer or wholesaler
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Share, especially of a profit.
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(Botany, anatomy) A branching-out, the act or result of developing branches; specifically the divergence of the stem and limbs of a plant into smaller ones, or of similar developments in blood vessels, anatomical structures etc.
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A bony process extending like a branch from a larger bone, especially the ascending part of the lower jaw that makes a joint at the temple.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Any sharp protuberant part of an object, which may catch, scratch, or tear other objects brought into contact with it.
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(Metalworking) A side channel or branch of the runner of a flask, made to distribute the metal to all parts of the mold.
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A person as the offspring or scion of a family, institution, class, etc.
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Such a growth from the germinating seed of any of various plants, as alfalfa or mung beans, eaten as a vegetable, as in salads or Asian dishes
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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The definition of a stem is the main stalk of a plant.
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A trend, course, or drift, as of opinion, thought, or history.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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A movable section of railroad track used in transferring a train from one set of tracks to another
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A shoot growing from the base of the stem of a plant
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A small, slender branch or shoot of a tree or shrub
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A part of something that is lesser in size than the main body, such as an extension from the main building.
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To divide or fork into two channels or branches.
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(Biol.) To melt away in the course of growth or decay: said of some of the parts of certain fungi
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To diverge at a wide angle; spread apart.
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To divide into or cause to extend in branches or subordinate branchlike parts.
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To divide into a number of parts, especially to divide (land) into lots.
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A thing specialized in; special interest, field of study or professional work, etc.
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The definition of an agency is a group of people that performs some specific task, or that helps others in some way.
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The definition of an organ is a part of the body that has a specific function.
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(Sussex, Kent) A water meadow.
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A creek; a body of water; a channel or arm of the sea.
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A line of knit stitches that have unravelled, particularly in a nylon stocking.
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To separate into branches or branchlike parts.
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A piece of land resulting from this; esp., a large tract subdivided into small parcels for sale
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A result or consequence:
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Anything that acts as counterbalance; a compensating equivalent.
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The definition of separate is to pull apart, disconnect or divide.
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A subdivision of a family of organisms, containing one or more genera. The names of subfamilies in the animal kingdom typically end in –inae, as in Cerambycinae, a subfamily of the longhorn beetle family Cerambycidae.
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Any main natural subdivision of a genus of plants or animals
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A subdivision of a kingdom of organisms. A subkingdom contains one or more phyla.
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A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below a phylum and containing one or more classes.
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A natural subdivision ranking above a family and below an order, usually less extensive than a suborder
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(Tennis, UK) Either of the two pairs of sidelines marked on a tennis court which mark the outside of the singles and doubles playing areas
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(Chem.) A substance derived from, or of such composition and properties that it may be considered as derived from, another substance by chemical change, esp. by the substitution of one or more elements or radicals
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A minor territory under the jurisdiction of a government.
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Such a class or group
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A group, often named or numbered, to which items are assigned based on similarity or defined criteria.
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A part, usually of secondary importance
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Of a business, an office geographically separate from the headquarters of the business.
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A part, usually of secondary importance
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A part, usually of secondary importance
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A descendant or heir, especially of a wealthy or prominent family:
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A small swelling on a branch or stem, containing an undeveloped shoot, leaf, or flower. Some species have mixed buds containing two of these structures, or even all three. &diamf3; Terminal buds occur at the end of a stem, twig, or branch. &diamf3; Axillary buds, also known as lateral buds , occur in the axils of leaves (in the upper angle of where the leaf grows from the stem). &diamf3; Accessory buds often occur clustered around terminal buds or above and on either side of axillary buds. Accessory buds are usually smaller than terminal and axillary buds.
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The definition of a growth is something that has grown on something else or an abnormal mass.
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Consisting of or having two branches, as the appendages of an arthropod.
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Having widely spreading branches, alternately arranged
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Characterized by dichotomy.
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Not convergent, as a mathematical sequence
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Having a fork or forks; divided into branches; cleft
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Spreading or expanded:
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Developing symmetrically about a central point.
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Bearing many branches
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Of or resembling branches.
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A building added on to a larger one or an auxiliary building situated near a main one.
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(Taxonomy) A taxonomic category ranking below tribe.
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Antonyms for Branch

(Uncountable) Social visitors or companions.
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The main line or body of anything.
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Words Related to Branch

A broadcasting entity.
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A prohibitionist.
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