HyperDic: bifurcate

English > 3 senses of the word bifurcate:
VERBstativebifurcatesplit or divide into two
changebifurcatedivide into two branches
ADJECTIVEallbifurcate, biramous, branched, forked, fork-like, forficate, pronged, prongyresembling a fork
bifurcate > pronunciation
Soundsbay'ferkey.t; bih'ferkey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > bifurcate: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningresembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches.
Synonymsbiramous, branched, forked, fork-like, forficate, pronged, prongy
Broaderdividedseparated into parts or pieces
Spanishahorquillado, bífido, bifurcado, ramificado, ramoso
Catalanbífid, bifurcat, ramificat, ramós, ramut
English > bifurcate: 3 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningSplit or divide into two.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
BroaderdivergeExtend in a different direction
Spanishbifurcarse, bifurcar, se bifurcan
Nounsbifurcationthe act of splitting into two branches
bifurcationa bifurcating branch (one or both of them)
forkthe act of branching out or dividing into branches
English > bifurcate: 3 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningdivide into two branches.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The road bifurcated"
Broaderbranch, ramify, fork, furcate, separatedivide into two or more branches so as to form a fork
Spanishbifurcarse
Catalanbifurcar-se
Nounsbifurcationthe act of splitting into two branches
bifurcationthe place where something divides into two branches
bifurcationa bifurcating branch (one or both of them)
forkthe act of branching out or dividing into branches

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