v. ram·i·fied, ram·i·fy·ing, ram·i·fies
1. To have complicating consequences or outgrowths: The problem merely ramified after the unsuccessful meeting.
2. To send out branches or subordinate branchlike parts.
To divide into or cause to extend in branches or subordinate branchlike parts.
[Middle English ramifien, to branch out, from Old French ramifier, from Medieval Latin rāmificāre : Latin rāmus, branch; see wrād- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots + Latin -ficāre, -fy.]
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