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1. branch

noun. ['ˈbræntʃ'] a division of some larger or more complex organization.

Synonyms

  • judicial branch
  • Executive Office of the President
  • local post office
  • post office
  • division
  • executive branch
  • legislative branch
  • arm

Antonyms

  • block
  • recall
  • freeze
  • ending

Etymology

  • branche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • branca (Latin)

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Rhymes with Legislative Branch

  • tranche
  • stanch
  • branche
  • blanche
  • blanch
  • lancz

Sentences with legislative-branch


1. Noun Phrase
Each state's constitution creates a legislative branch.

2. Noun Phrase
All freeholders in New Jersey act as the legislative branch for county government.

3. Noun Phrase
The history of the legislative branch of the U.S. government predates the U.S. Constitution.

4. Noun Phrase
Article I of the U.S. Constitution establishes the legislative branch of government and enumerates its responsibilities.

2. branch

noun. ['ˈbræntʃ'] a division of a stem, or secondary stem arising from the main stem of a plant.

Synonyms

  • twig
  • branchlet
  • sprig
  • limb
  • tree branch
  • deadwood
  • stem
  • bark

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • united
  • join
  • connect

Etymology

  • branche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • branca (Latin)

3. branch

noun. ['ˈbræntʃ'] a part of a forked or branching shape.

Synonyms

  • bifurcation
  • subfigure
  • crotch
  • ramification
  • fork
  • leg
  • furcation
  • brachium

Antonyms

  • associate
  • unite
  • shared
  • joint

Etymology

  • branche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • branca (Latin)

4. branch

noun. ['ˈbræntʃ'] a stream or river connected to a larger one.

Synonyms

  • distributary
  • billabong
  • confluent
  • affluent
  • watercourse
  • feeder
  • stream

Antonyms

  • distributary
  • refrain
  • fall
  • middle

Etymology

  • branche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • branca (Latin)

5. branch

noun. ['ˈbræntʃ'] a natural consequence of development.

Synonyms

  • consequence
  • result
  • offshoot
  • outcome
  • issue
  • effect
  • outgrowth
  • upshot
  • offset

Antonyms

  • death
  • unbalance
  • stay
  • conform

Etymology

  • branche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • branca (Latin)

6. branch

verb. ['ˈbræntʃ'] divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork.

Synonyms

  • trifurcate
  • twig
  • ramify
  • diverge
  • bifurcate
  • arborise
  • furcate
  • fork
  • separate

Antonyms

  • same
  • dependent
  • integrated
  • union

Etymology

  • branche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • branca (Latin)

7. branch

verb. ['ˈbræntʃ'] grow and send out branches or branch-like structures.

Synonyms

  • grow
  • furcate
  • fork
  • separate

Antonyms

  • unify
  • desegregate
  • advantage
  • attached

Etymology

  • branche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • branca (Latin)

8. branch

noun. ['ˈbræntʃ'] any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm.

Synonyms

  • limb
  • arm

Antonyms

  • inconsequence
  • beginning
  • parent

Etymology

  • branche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • branca (Latin)
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