Ram"i*fy, v. i. 1. To shoot, or divide, into branches or subdivisions, as the stem of a plant.

When they [asparagus plants] . . . begin to ramify.

2. To be divided or subdivided, as a main subject.

Ram"i*fy (răm"ĭ*fī), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ramified (răm"ĭ*fīd); p. pr. & vb. n. Ramifying (răm"ĭ*fī`ĭng).] [F. ramifier, LL. ramificare, fr. L. ramus a branch + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See -fy.] To divide into branches or subdivisions; as, to ramify an art, subject, scheme.