Synonyms and Antonyms of offshoot
1 a branch of a main stem especially of a plant we knew the rosebush had survived the harsh winter when it began producing offshoots and turning green again Synonyms outgrowth, shoot, sprout Related Words excrescence, growth; bough, branchlet, limb, twig; bud, floret; spray, sprig, spur
2 something that naturally develops or is developed from something else opened a shop selling fancy foods as an offshoot of their very successful restaurant Synonyms by-product, derivate, derivation, derivative, outgrowth, spin-offRelated Words descendant (also descendent); aftermath, consequence, corollary, development, fruit, growth, issue, outcome, product, result, sequel, sequence, upshot; denouement (also dénouement), repercussion; aftereffect, side effect (also side reaction); copy, duplicate, facsimile, replica, reproductionNear Antonyms archetype, original, prototype; antecedent, cause, determinant, occasion, reasonAntonyms origin, root, source
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