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ramify (v.)

early 15c., ramifien, "to branch out, form branches," from Old French ramifier (early 14c.), from Medieval Latin ramificari, ramificare "to form branches," from Latin ramus "branch" (from PIE root *wrād- "branch, root") + combining form of facere "to make" (from PIE root *dhe- "to set, put"). Related: Ramified; ramifying.

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Definitions of ramify from WordNet

ramify (v.)
have or develop complicating consequences;
These actions will ramify
Synonyms: complexify
ramify (v.)
grow and send out branches or branch-like structures;
these plants ramify early and get to be very large
Synonyms: branch
ramify (v.)
divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork;
Synonyms: branch / fork / furcate / separate
From wordnet.princeton.edu