Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun ramification

4 senses of ramification

Sense 1
branching, ramification, fork, forking -- (the act of branching out or dividing into branches)
       => division -- (the act or process of dividing)

Sense 2
branch, leg, ramification -- (a part of a forked or branching shape; "he broke off one of the branches")
       => subfigure -- (a figure that is a part of another figure)

Sense 3
complication, ramification -- (a development that complicates a situation; "the court's decision had many unforeseen ramifications")
       => development -- (a recent event that has some relevance for the present situation; "recent developments in Iraq"; "what a revolting development!")

Sense 4
ramification -- (an arrangement of branching parts)
       => placement, arrangement -- (the spatial property of the way in which something is placed; "the arrangement of the furniture"; "the placement of the chairs")

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