To have complicating consequences or outgrowths.
The problem merely ramified after the unsuccessful meeting.
To send out branches or subordinate branchlike parts.
To divide into or cause to extend in branches or subordinate branchlike parts.
To divide or spread out into branches or branchlike divisions.
Origin of ramify
Middle English ramifien to branch out from Old French ramifier from Medieval Latin rāmificāre Latin rāmus branch wrād- in Indo-European roots Latin -ficāre -fy