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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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Words that Rhyme with Olive Branch

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

Example sentences of the word olive-branch


1. Noun Phrase
Artists typically rendered Irene as carrying a cornucopia to signify plenty and an olive branch to signify peace.

2. Noun Phrase
He gave Hermes his caduceus, an olive branch with healing properties, as a peace offering.

3. Noun Phrase
Apologize humbly for being mean to offer the olive branch to your friend.

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. olive

adjective. ['ˈɑːləv, ˈɑːlɪv'] of a yellow-green color similar to that of an unripe olive.

Antonyms

  • dislike

Etymology

  • olive (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • oliva (Latin)

8. olive

noun. ['ˈɑːləv, ˈɑːlɪv'] one-seeded fruit of the European olive tree usually pickled and used as a relish.

Synonyms

  • ripe olive
  • drupe
  • European olive tree
  • relish
  • black olive
  • Olea europaea
  • green olive

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white
  • blue-gray
  • iron-gray

Etymology

  • olive (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • oliva (Latin)

9. olive

noun. ['ˈɑːləv, ˈɑːlɪv'] hard yellow often variegated wood of an olive tree; used in cabinetwork.

Synonyms

  • wood

Antonyms

  • ink-black
  • bluish-gray

Etymology

  • olive (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • oliva (Latin)

10. olive

noun. ['ˈɑːləv, ˈɑːlɪv'] a yellow-green color of low brightness and saturation.

Synonyms

  • drab
  • spectral color
  • spectral colour
  • olive drab
  • chromatic colour

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • cheerful
  • colorful
  • lively

Etymology

  • olive (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • oliva (Latin)
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