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Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 11
1. Diverging from, or tributary to, a main stock, line, way, theme, etc.; as, a branch vein; a branch road or line; a branch topic; a branch store.
Part of Speech: noun
1. A shoot or secondary stem growing from the main stem, or from a principal limb or bough of a tree or other plant.
2. Any division extending like a branch; any arm or part connected with the main body of thing; ramification; as, the branch of an antler; the branch of a chandelier; a branch of a river; a branch of a railway.
3. Any member or part of a body or system; a distinct article; a section or subdivision; a department.
6. A warrant or commission given to a pilot, authorizing him to pilot vessels in certain waters.
Part of Speech: verb
2. To divide into separate parts or subdivision.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To divide as into branches; to make subordinate division in.
2. To adorn with needlework representing branches, flowers, or twigs.
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