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RAM'IFY, verb transitive [Latin ramus, a branch, and facio, to make.]

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

RAM'IFY, verb intransitive

1. To shoot into branches, as the stem of a plant.

When the asparagus begins to ramify -

2. To be divided or subdivided; as a main subject or scheme.