branch noun

1 part of a tree

ADJ. top/topmost | low, overhanging Be careful of overhanging branches. | bare, dead the bare branches of a tree in winter

2 part of a larger organization

ADJ. central, high street, local, overseas, regional

VERB + BRANCH establish, open, set up The store is opening more local branches. | close (down)

BRANCH + NOUN chairman, manager, member, office, representative, secretary > Special page at BUSINESS