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ramify

ram·i·fy

ramify

 
 
pronunciation:
rae mih faI
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: ramified, ramifies, ramifying
definition 1: to spread into or become divided into many branches or subdivisions.
The capillaries ramify and then widen as they become small veins, or venules.
definition 2: to have or produce effects or consequences that make some original matter more complex.
This decision will likely ramify, and we will need to face more dilemmas in the future.
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