to divide or spread out into branches or branchlike parts; extend into subdivisions.
- mul·ti·ram·i·fied, adjective
- un·ram·i·fied, adjective
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How to use ramify in a sentence
These are serious sums of money that ramify through every economic calculation.
The air cells are not limited to the bones, but ramify through the body, and in some cases extend among the muscles.Dragons of the Air | H. G. Seeley
It is also vascular and the veins which ramify it have a plexiform or net-work like arrangement.The Mystery of Space | Robert T. Browne
From these ramify numerous passages and other arcades, connecting different parts of the city.The Youthful Wanderer | George H. Heffner
This is not a defect of language; on the contrary, it is an advantage to have roots which ramify into so many branches.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 10 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
At the choirs square eastern end the ribs ramify considerably around the windows.How France Built Her Cathedrals | Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
British Dictionary definitions for ramify
to divide into branches or branchlike parts
(intr) to develop complicating consequences; become complex
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