Definition of branch off
- The stream branched off to the left.
- Streets branch off from both sides of the highway.
: a natural subdivision of a plant stem
: something that extends from or enters into a main body or source: such as
: a stream that flows into another usually larger stream : tributary
: from a place or position
: at a distance in space or time
: from a course : aside
used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union
: to seaward of
: from the possession or charge of
: more removed or distant
: to go away : depart
: kill, murder
: competition : contest
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