Meaning of “branch” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /brɑːntʃ/
Extra Examples
overhanging branchesthe topmost branches of a treeI lopped off the biggest branches.She clutched wildly at the branchThe branch broke cleanly away from the tree.

B1 one of the many parts of a tree that grows out from its trunk (= main, vertical part)


B1 one of several shops, offices, etc that are part of a company or organization:

a bank with branches all over the country

B2 a part of a subject:

Neurology is a branch of medicine.

(Definition of “branch noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)