Ramify meaning

rămə-fī
To divide or spread out into branches or branchlike divisions.
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To have complicating consequences or outgrowths.

The problem merely ramified after the unsuccessful meeting.

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To send out branches or subordinate branchlike parts.
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To divide into or cause to extend in branches or subordinate branchlike parts.
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To divide into branches or subdivisions.
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(figuratively) To spread or diversify into multiple fields or categories.

To ramify an art, subject, scheme.

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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

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French ramifier, from Medieval Latin *ramificare (“to branch, ramify"), from Latin rāmus (“a branch") + faciō (“do, make").

    From Wiktionary