1. the act of branching out or dividing into branches

Similar word(s): branching, fork, forking

Definition categories: act, division

2. a part of a forked or branching shape

Similar word(s): branch, leg

Definition categories: shape, subfigure

3. a development that complicates a situation

- the court's decision had many unforeseen ramifications

Similar word(s): complication

Definition categories: event, development

4. an arrangement of branching parts

Definition categories: attribute, arrangement, placement