Ram"i*fy (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ramified (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Ramifying (?).] [F. ramifier, LL. ramificare, fr. L. ramus a branch + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See -fy.]

To divide into branches or subdivisions; as, to ramify an art, subject, scheme.

 

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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.

 

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