verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of branch
Definition for branch (2 of 2)
Origin of -branch
Examples from the Web for branch
Branch helped women feel beautiful by encouraging them to embrace their natural selves as she had.
Branch grew up in Queens, NY, the daughter of an African American man and a Japanese woman.
But at 45, Branch died of a reported suicide, leaving behind family, friends and a legacy that goes beyond the beauty industry.
His case was sent to Branch 15 of the Revolutionary Court presided over by Judge Salavati.Iran’s Blogfather Walks Free After Six Years in Jail|IranWire|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In other words, the Supreme Court has defined democracy as a branch of capitalism, right up to the point of actual vote-buying.Undo Citizens United? We’d Only Scratch the Surface|Jedediah Purdy|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The trunk or branch is cut off; two cions are inserted in a cleft made with a knife.The Apple-Tree|L. H. Bailey
At Chur, we turned to the right, into the mountains, and followed up the branch known as the Vorder Rhine.Twenty Years in Europe|Samuel H. M. Byers
Killaloe in the east of the county is the terminus of a branch of the Great Southern & Western railway.
It must therefore be taken as a tax paid for the efficacy supposed to be communicated to the other branch—the 'duty to man.'The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)|Leslie Stephen
He alighted on a branch ten feet above my head and just over the rabbit remains, and sat there muttering in his throat.Boy Scouts Handbook|Boy Scouts of America
British Dictionary definitions for branch
- a subdivision or subsidiary section of something larger or more complexbranches of learning; branch of the family
- (as modifier)a branch office
Derived Formsbranchless, adjectivebranchlike, adjectivebranchy, adjective
Word Origin for branch
Medicine definitions for branch
Idioms and Phrases with branch
In addition to the idioms beginning with branch
- branch off
- branch out
- olive branch
- root and branch