verb (used with or without object), ram·i·fied, ram·i·fy·ing.
Origin of ramify
Examples from the Web for ramify
These are serious sums of money that ramify through every economic calculation.
Maud Marchbanks and the Hendees were civil and neighborly enough at home, but they did not care to "ramify."Real Folks|Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
Their various branches, sensory and motor, ramify among the muscles and sensory areas of the head.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
The corium or true skin consists of connective tissue, in which ramify the blood vessels, lymphatics, and nerves.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
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
The heart is supplied with arteries and veins, which ramify between its muscular fibres, through which its nutrient blood passes.
verb -fies, -fying or -fied
Word Origin for ramify
early 15c., "branch out," from Middle French ramifier (early 14c.), from Medieval Latin ramificare "to form branches," from Latin ramus "branch" (see ramus) + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Related: Ramified; ramifying.