ram·i·fy /ˈræməˌfaɪ/ 不及物動詞
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.
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.
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]