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branch

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of branch

  1. 1 a major outgrowth from the main stem of a woody plant I loved climbing among the branches of that old tree Synonyms of branch bough, limb Words Related to branch branchlet, offshoot, outgrowth, shoot, spur; spray, sprig, twig

  2. 2 a local unit of an organization a bank with many neighborhood branches Synonyms of branch affiliate, chapter, cell, council, localWords Related to branch arm, division, wing; offshoot, subchapter; lodge, post

  3. 3 a stream that flows into a larger body of water the Blue Nile, the Atbara, and the White Nile are the three primary branches of the Nile River Synonyms of branch affluent, bayou, tributary, confluent, feeder, influentWords Related to branch backwater; brook, brooklet, creek, rill, rivulet, run [chiefly Midland], streamlet; fountainhead, head, headstream, headwater, sourceAntonyms of branch distributary, effluent

  4. 4 a large unit of a governmental, business, or educational organization the two branches of the U.S. Congress Synonyms of branch agency, arm, division, bureau, department, desk, office, serviceWords Related to branch subdepartment, subdivision


branch

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of branch

  1. to extend outwards from or as if from a central point threads branched from the center of the spider web Synonyms of branch radiate, fan (out), rayWords Related to branch diffuse, dispel, disperse, dissipate; fork, stem; diverge, divide, part, ramify, separate, split, uncouple, unlink, unyoke; scatter, splay, spread; arise, derive, emanate, flow, issue, proceed, springNear Antonyms of branch approach, close in (on), near; center (on), centralize; connect, couple, join, link, uniteAntonyms of branch concentrate, converge, focus, funnel, meet



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