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branches

noun
plural of branch

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a major outgrowth from the main stem of a woody plant
  • I loved climbing among the branches of that old tree

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2 a local unit of an organization
  • a bank with many neighborhood branches

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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

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4 a large unit of a governmental, business, or educational organization
  • the two branches of the U.S. Congress

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branches

verb
present tense third-person singular of branch

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to extend outwards from or as if from a central point
  • threads branched from the center of the spider web

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“Branches.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/branches. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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