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Overview of noun branch

The noun branch has 6 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (19) branch, subdivision, arm

(a division of some larger or more complex organization; "a branch of Congress"; "botany is a branch of biology"; "the Germanic branch of Indo-European languages")

2. (15) branch

(a division of a stem, or secondary stem arising from the main stem of a plant)

3. (5) branch, leg, ramification

(a part of a forked or branching shape; "he broke off one of the branches")

4. outgrowth, branch, offshoot, offset

(a natural consequence of development)

5. branch

(a stream or river connected to a larger one)

6. arm, branch, limb

(any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm; "the arm of the record player"; "an arm of the sea"; "a branch of the sewer")


Overview of verb branch

The verb branch has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. ramify, branch

(grow and send out branches or branch-like structures; "these plants ramify early and get to be very large")

2. branch, ramify, fork, furcate, separate

(divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; "The road forks")

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