The volume of writing has allowed me to branch out into nonfiction articles as well.
But Walmart has been trying to branch out of its blue-state base for years.
The site will need to branch out into other areas if it hopes to attract more mainstream users.
Later I began to branch out on both coasts; my palate expanded in time with the whole Chowhound movement.
She might be Internet famous, but now Haskins is hoping to branch out.
The sori are placed on veins which branch out from the mid-veins of the pinnules.
He'd do it if I urged him; but it's just as you say, he doesn't want to branch out.
But where the roots are thus hindered from going deeper, they branch out more in their search for food.
The subject may now branch out into many and various directions.
However, I didn't intend to branch out, as I said to you last night.
c.1300, braunch, "limb of a tree" (also used of things analogous to it, especially geographic features), from Old French branche "branch, bough, twig; branch of a family" (12c.), from Late Latin branca "footprint," later "a claw, paw," of unknown origin, probably from Gaulish. The connecting notion would be the shape (cf. pedigree). Replaced native bough. Meaning "local office of a business" is first recorded 1817, from earlier sense of "component part of a system" (1690s).
"send out shoots or new limbs," late 14c., also, of blood vessels, family trees, etc., "to be forked," from branch (n.). Meaning "to spread out from a center, radiate" is from c.1400. Related: Branched; branching.
An offshoot or a division of the main portion of a structure, especially that of a nerve, blood vessel, or lymphatic vessel; a ramus.
a symbol of kings descended from royal ancestors (Ezek. 17:3, 10; Dan. 11:7); of prosperity (Job 8:16); of the Messiah, a branch out of the root of the stem of Jesse (Isa. 11:1), the "beautiful branch" (4:2), a "righteous branch" (Jer. 23:5), "the Branch" (Zech. 3:8; 6:12). Disciples are branches of the true vine (John 15:5, 6). "The branch of the terrible ones" (Isa. 25:5) is rightly translated in the Revised Version "the song of the terrible ones," i.e., the song of victory shall be brought low by the destruction of Babylon and the return of the Jews from captivity. The "abominable branch" is a tree on which a malefactor has been hanged (Isa. 14:19). The "highest branch" in Ezek. 17:3 represents Jehoiakim the king.