Ram·i·fy v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ramified p. pr. & vb. n. Ramifying ] To divide into branches or subdivisions; as, to ramify an art, subject, scheme.
v 1: have or develop complicating consequences; "These actions
will ramify" [syn: complexify]
2: grow and send out branches or branch-like structures; "these
plants ramify early and get to be very large" [syn: branch]
3: divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; "The
road forks" [syn: branch, fork, furcate, separate]