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[ram-uh-fahy] /ˈræm əˌfaɪ/

verb (used with or without object), ramified, ramifying.
to divide or spread out into branches or branchlike parts; extend into subdivisions.
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
to divide into branches or branchlike parts
(intransitive) to develop complicating consequences; become complex

early 15c., “branch out,” from Middle French ramifier (early 14c.), from Medieval Latin ramificare “to form branches,” from Latin ramus “branch” (see ramus) + root of facere “to make” (see factitious). Related: Ramified; ramifying.

ramify ram·i·fy (rām’ə-fī’)
v. ram·i·fied, ram·i·fy·ing, ram·i·fies
To branch.


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