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Another word for branch

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Noun
  1. Something resembling or structurally analogous to a tree branch

      1. Something that branches out or derives its existence or origin from a particular source.
      2. A branch, descendant, or member of a family or social group.
      3. A lateral shoot from the main stem of a plant.
      1. A utensil with two or more prongs, used for eating or serving food.
      2. An implement with two or more prongs used for raising, carrying, piercing, or digging.
      3. A bifurcation or separation into two or more branches or parts.
      1. An upper limb of the human body, connecting the hand and wrist to the shoulder.
      2. A part similar to a human arm, such as the forelimb of an animal or a long part projecting from a central support in a machine.
      3. Something, such as a sleeve on a garment or a support on a chair, that is designed to cover or support the human arm.
    See also:

    part

  2. An area of academic study that is part of a larger body of learning

      1. A special pursuit, occupation, aptitude, or skill:
      2. A branch of medicine or surgery, such as cardiology or neurosurgery, in which a physician specializes; the field or practice of a specialist.
      3. An item or product of a distinctive kind or of particular superiority:
      1. Training expected to produce a specific character or pattern of behavior, especially training that produces moral or mental improvement:
      2. Control obtained by enforcing compliance or order:
      3. Controlled behavior resulting from disciplinary training; self-control:
    See also:

    part

  3. A local unit of a business or an auxiliary controlled by such a business

      1. Serving to assist or supplement; auxiliary.
      2. Secondary in importance; subordinate.
      3. Of, relating to, or of the nature of a subsidy.
      1. The act or process of dividing.
      2. The state of having been divided.
      3. The operation of determining how many times one quantity is contained in another; the inverse of multiplication.
      1. To adopt or accept as a member, subordinate associate, or branch:
      2. To associate (oneself) as a subordinate, subsidiary, employee, or member:
      3. To assign the origin of.
    See also:

    part

  4. A component of government that performs a given function

      1. One of a pair of movable appendages used for flying, as the feather-covered modified forelimb of a bird or the skin-covered modified forelimb of a bat or pterosaur.
      2. One of the one or two pairs of membranous structures used for flying that extend from the thorax of an insect.
      3. A structure or part used by an animal for gliding through the air, as the folds of skin of a flying squirrel or the enlarged pectoral fins of a flying fish.
      1. An instrument consisting of a number of pipes that sound tones when supplied with air and a keyboard that operates a mechanism controlling the flow of air to the pipes.
      2. Any one of various other instruments, such as the electronic organ, that resemble a pipe organ either in mechanism or sound.
      3. A differentiated part of an organism, such as an eye, wing, or leaf, that performs a specific function.
      1. The act or process of dividing.
      2. The state of having been divided.
      3. The operation of determining how many times one quantity is contained in another; the inverse of multiplication.
      1. A principal administrative division of a government:
      2. A division of a business specializing in a particular product or service:
      3. A division of a school or college dealing with a particular field of knowledge:
      1. An upper limb of the human body, connecting the hand and wrist to the shoulder.
      2. A part similar to a human arm, such as the forelimb of an animal or a long part projecting from a central support in a machine.
      3. Something, such as a sleeve on a garment or a support on a chair, that is designed to cover or support the human arm.
      1. The condition of being in action; operation.
      2. The means or mode of acting; instrumentality.
      3. A business with agents that negotiate deals for clients:
    See also:

    part

  5. 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

      1. The act or process of subdividing.
      2. A subdivided part.
      3. An area of real estate subdivided into individual lots.
      1. Something that branches out or derives its existence or origin from a particular source.
      2. A branch, descendant, or member of a family or social group.
      3. A lateral shoot from the main stem of a plant.
      1. The act or process of dividing.
      2. The state of having been divided.
      3. The operation of determining how many times one quantity is contained in another; the inverse of multiplication.
    See also:

    part

Verb
  1. To separate into branches or branchlike parts.

    See also:

    part

Another word for branch

Noun
  1. A part, usually of secondary importance

      1. Of a business, an office geographically separate from the headquarters of the business.
      1. A development or consequence growing out of and sometimes complicating a problem, plan, or statement:
      2. The act or process of branching out or dividing into branches.
      3. A subordinate part extending from a main body; a branch.
      1. A specifically defined division in a system of classification; a class.
      2. Aristotle's modes of objective being, such as quality, quantity, or relation, that are inherent in everything.
      3. Kant's modes of subjective understanding, such as singularity, universality, or particularity, that organize perceptions into knowledge.
      1. A principal administrative division of a government:
      2. A division of a business specializing in a particular product or service:
      3. A division of a school or college dealing with a particular field of knowledge:
      1. The act, process, or result of classifying.
      2. A category or class.
      3. The systematic grouping of organisms into categories on the basis of evolutionary or structural relationships between them; taxonomy.
      1. One of a pair of movable appendages used for flying, as the feather-covered modified forelimb of a bird or the skin-covered modified forelimb of a bat or pterosaur.
      2. One of the one or two pairs of membranous structures used for flying that extend from the thorax of an insect.
      3. A structure or part used by an animal for gliding through the air, as the folds of skin of a flying squirrel or the enlarged pectoral fins of a flying fish.
      1. An upper limb of the human body, connecting the hand and wrist to the shoulder.
      2. A part similar to a human arm, such as the forelimb of an animal or a long part projecting from a central support in a machine.
      3. Something, such as a sleeve on a garment or a support on a chair, that is designed to cover or support the human arm.
      1. To adopt or accept as a member, subordinate associate, or branch:
      2. To associate (oneself) as a subordinate, subsidiary, employee, or member:
      3. To assign the origin of.
      1. Serving to assist or supplement; auxiliary.
      2. Secondary in importance; subordinate.
      3. Of, relating to, or of the nature of a subsidy.
      1. Dependence.
      2. Something dependent or subordinate.
      3. A minor territory under the jurisdiction of a government.
      1. Resulting from or employing derivation:
      2. Copied or adapted from others:
      3. Something derived.
      1. One of several components; a piece.
      2. A subdivision of a written work.
      3. A distinct portion or provision of a legal code or set of laws, often establishing a particular legal requirement:
      1. The act or process of subdividing.
      2. A subdivided part.
      3. An area of real estate subdivided into individual lots.
      1. The act or process of dividing.
      2. The state of having been divided.
      3. The operation of determining how many times one quantity is contained in another; the inverse of multiplication.
      1. A chest of drawers, especially a dresser for holding clothes.
      2. A writing desk or writing table with drawers.
      3. A government department or a subdivision of a department.
      1. A place in which business, clerical, or professional activities are conducted.
      2. The administrative personnel, executives, or staff working in such a place:
      3. A subdivision of a governmental department:
      1. A portion, division, piece, or segment of a whole.
      2. Any of several equal portions or fractions that can constitute a whole or into which a whole can be divided:
      3. A division of a book or artistic work such as a film:
      1. A syntactic unit of a sentence; a clause.
      2. A proposition of a syllogism.
      3. An element in a set.
      1. One of the main divisions of a relatively lengthy piece of writing, such as a book, that is usually numbered or titled.
      2. One of the main divisions of a video recording, usually accessible through an onscreen menu.
      3. A distinct period or sequence of events, as in history or a person's life:
      1. A detachment of troops stationed at a distance from a main force to guard against surprise attacks.
      2. The station occupied by such troops.
      3. A usually small military base established in another country.
      1. A stream that flows into a larger stream or other body of water.
      2. A ruler or nation that pays tribute.
      3. Making additions or yielding supplies; contributory.
    See also:

    division

  2. A secondary shoot

      1. The process of growing.
      2. Full development; maturity.
      3. Development from a lower or simpler to a higher or more complex form; evolution.
      1. A utensil with two or more prongs, used for eating or serving food.
      2. An implement with two or more prongs used for raising, carrying, piercing, or digging.
      3. A bifurcation or separation into two or more branches or parts.
      1. An upper limb of the human body, connecting the hand and wrist to the shoulder.
      2. A part similar to a human arm, such as the forelimb of an animal or a long part projecting from a central support in a machine.
      3. Something, such as a sleeve on a garment or a support on a chair, that is designed to cover or support the human arm.
      1. A small protuberance on a stem or branch, sometimes enclosed in protective scales and containing an undeveloped leaf, flower, or leafy shoot.
      2. The stage or condition of having buds:
      3. An asexual reproductive structure, as in yeast or a hydra, that consists of an outgrowth capable of developing into a new individual.
      1. A descendant or heir, especially of a wealthy or prominent family:
      2. A detached shoot or bud from a plant that is joined to a rootstock in grafting.
      1. One that sucks, especially an unweaned domestic animal.
      2. One who is easily deceived; a dupe.
      3. One that is indiscriminately attracted to something specified:
      1. A young shoot representing the current season's growth of a woody plant.
      2. Any small, leafless branch of a woody plant.
      1. A small shoot or twig of a plant.
      2. An ornament in this shape.
      3. A small brad without a head.
      1. Something that branches out or derives its existence or origin from a particular source.
      2. A branch, descendant, or member of a family or social group.
      3. A lateral shoot from the main stem of a plant.
      1. One of the larger branches of a tree.
      2. One of the jointed appendages of an animal, such as an arm, leg, wing, or flipper, used for locomotion or grasping.
      3. An extension or a projecting part, as of a building or mountain range.
      1. A tree branch, especially a large or main branch.