Found 3 items, similar to branch.
English → Indonesian
agen, bercabang, cabang, dahan, filial
English → English
n 1: an administrative division of some larger or more complex
organization; “a branch of Congress”
2: a division of a stem, or secondary stem arising from the
main stem of a plant
3: a part of a forked or branching shape; “he broke off one of
; “they took the south fork”
4: a natural consequence of development [syn: outgrowth
5: a stream or river connected to a larger one
6: any projection that is thought to resemble an arm; “the arm
of the record player”
; “an arm of the sea”
; “a branch of
v 1: grow and send out branches or branch-like structures; “these
plants ramify early and get to be very large”
2: divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; “The
English → English
, n.; pl. Branches
. [OE. braunche, F. branche,
fr. LL. branca claw of a bird or beast of prey; cf. Armor.
brank branch, bough.]
1. (Bot.) A shoot or secondary stem growing from the main
stem, or from a principal limb or bough of a tree or other
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.
Most of the branches, or streams, were dried up.
3. Any member or part of a body or system; a distinct
article; a section or subdivision; a department.
“Branches of knowledge.”
It is a branch and parcel of mine oath. --Shak.
4. (Geom.) One of the portions of a curve that extends
outwards to an indefinitely great distance; as, the
branches of an hyperbola.
5. A line of family descent, in distinction from some other
line or lines from the same stock; any descendant in such
a line; as, the English branch of a family.
His father, a younger branch of the ancient stock.
6. (Naut.) A warrant or commission given to a pilot,
authorizing him to pilot vessels in certain waters.
Branches of a bridle
, two pieces of bent iron, which bear
the bit, the cross chains, and the curb.
. See Alewife
Root and branch
, totally, wholly.
Syn: Bough; limb; shoot; offshoot; twig; sprig.
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.
, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Branched
; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To shoot or spread in branches; to separate into branches;
2. To divide into separate parts or subdivision.
To branch off
, to form a branch or a separate part; to
To branch out
, to speak diffusively; to extend one's
discourse to other topics than the main one; also, to
enlarge the scope of one's business, etc.
To branch out into a long disputation. --Spectator.
, v. t.
1. To divide as into branches; to make subordinate division
2. To adorn with needlework representing branches, flowers,
The train whereof loose far behind her strayed,
Branched with gold and pearl, most richly wrought.