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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ram·i·fy /ˈræməˌfaɪ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ram·i·fy /ˈræməˌfaɪ/ 不及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ram·i·fy, v. i.
 1. To shoot, or divide, into branches or subdivisions, as the stem of a plant.
    When they [asparagus plants] . . . begin to ramify.   --Arbuthnot.
 2. To be divided or subdivided, as a main subject.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]
      [also: ramified]