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ramify

[ ram-uh-fahy ]
/ 藞r忙m 蓹藢fa瑟 /
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verb (used with or without object), ram路i路fied, ram路i路fy路ing.
to divide or spread out into branches or branchlike parts; extend into subdivisions.
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Origin of ramify

1535鈥45; <Middle French ramifier<Medieval Latin r膩mific膩re, equivalent to Latin r膩m(us) branch (see ramus) + -ific膩re-ify

OTHER WORDS FROM ramify

mul路ti路ram路i路fied, adjectiveun路ram路i路fied, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ramify

ramify
/ (藞r忙m瑟藢fa瑟) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied
to divide into branches or branchlike parts
(intr) to develop complicating consequences; become complex

Word Origin for ramify

C16: from French ramifier, from Latin r膩mus branch + facere to make
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Medical definitions for ramify

ramify
[ r膬m蓹-f墨鈥 ]

v.
To branch.
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