Branch

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Branch Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • any projection that is thought to resemble an arm; "the arm of the record player"; "an arm of the sea"; "a branch of the sewer"
  • an administrative division of some larger or more complex organization; "a branch of Congress"
  • a stream or river connected to a larger one
  • a natural consequence of development
  • a division of a stem, or secondary stem arising from the main stem of a plant
  • a part of a forked or branching shape; "he broke off one of the branches"; "they took the south fork"
  • divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; "The road forks"
  • grow and send out branches or branch-like structures; "these plants ramify early and get to be very large"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • an administrative division of some larger or more complex organization; "a branch of Congress" ,
  • a division of a stem, or secondary stem arising from the main stem of a plant ,
  • a part of a forked or branching shape; "he broke off one of the branches" ,
  • a natural consequence of development ,
  • a stream or river connected to a larger one ,
  • any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm; "the arm of the record player"; "an arm of the sea"; "a branch of the sewer"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Branch'


  • Branch: A branch (UK | ˈ | b | r | ɑː | n | tʃ or UK | ˈ | b | r | æ | n | tʃ, US | ˈ | b | r | æ | n | tʃ or tree branch (sometimes referred to in ...
  • Branch line: A branch line is a secondary railway line which branches off a more important through route, usually a main line . A very short branch ...
  • Branch (computer science): A branch is an instruction in a computer program that may, when executed by a computer, cause the computer to begin execution of a ...
  • Branch (banking): A branch, banking center or financial center is a retail location where a bank , credit union , or other financial institution (and by ...

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'Branch' example sentence in quotations


* Old programmers never die. They just branch out to a new address. - Anon.

* Under the doctrine of separation of powers, the manner in which the president personally exercises his assigned executive powers is not subject to questioning by another branch of government. - Richard Milhous Nixon

* Shun no toil to make yourself remarkable by some talent or other yet do not devote yourself to one branch exclusively. Strive to get clear notions about all. Give up no science entirely for science is but one. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca


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Branch Sample Sentences in News


  • Rod Streater and Tyvonn Branch both suffer serious foot injuries
    Both Rod Streater and Tyvon Branch left the tough loss to the Patriots early with injuries. Rod Streater has been the most consistent wide receiver for the team since he was signed as an undrafted free agent in 2012 and Tyvon Branch is a huge presence in the secondary at strong safety. Read more on this news related to 'Branch'
  • Olive Branch building now on endangered list
    The Olive Branch High School building at 9710 W. National Road (US Route 40) near New Carlisle has been added to an Ohio most endangered historic sites list. Read more on this news related to 'Branch'
  • Questions continue over suspension of St. Petersburg NAACP branch
    The St. Petersburg office remains on suspension, with the status of the branch's appeal unknown. Read more on this news related to 'Branch'

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