branch branch  /b ˈræntʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a division of some larger or more complex organization
  2. (n) a division of a stem, or secondary stem arising from the main stem of a plant
  3. (n) a part of a forked or branching shape
  4. (n) a natural consequence of development
  5. (n) a stream or river connected to a larger one
  6. (n) any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm
  7. (v) grow and send out branches or branch-like structures
  8. (v) divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Interstate branch banking is not yet a fact.
  2. A State which has a law against branch-banking may enforce it against a National Bank.
  3. Certain it is that the branch banking advocates will try to have the law modified to permit branch banking throughout the country.

News

  1. Branch Blaze and the Manitowoc Heat ignite the diamond (photos)

    The Branch Blaze battle against the Heat of Manitowoc during their baseball game on Saturday, June 23, 2013, at Branch Recreational Park in Branch.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

  2. Olive Branch Chamber honors departing Mayor Sam Rikard

    Olive Branch Mayor Sam Rikard praised the leadership of his department directors this week as the Chamber of Commerce honored him for his leadership.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Memphis Commercial Appeal

  3. Branch briefly knocks out power on Oakland Avenue East

    A large tree branch fell on a home at 1627 Oakland Ave. E sometime after 5 a.m. today, briefly knocking out power for nearby residents. Homeowner Chris Stundahl said high winds likely broke the branch. Though the branch rests on Stundahl’s house, damage was only minor and limited to the siding. Power was only out [...]
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Austin Daily Herald

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Quotes

  1. "I want to emphasize that this investigation is ongoing, and there's still a lot that we don't know. But we do know that this tragedy was triggered by a failure at the Upper Big Branch mine - a failure first and foremost of management, but also a...
    on Apr 15, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Daily News (blog)

  2. Asked at a news conference to recite his accomplishments, Ford replied: "We have restored public confidence in the White House and in the executive branch of government."
    on Dec 26, 2006 By: Gerald Ford Source: Forbes

  3. "The image of having the members of one branch of government standing up, literally surrounding the Supreme Court, cheering and hollering while the court - according to the requirements of protocol - has to sit there expressionless, I think is very...
    on Mar 10, 2010 By: John Roberts Source: USA Today

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