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offshoot

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off=shoot

CIDE DICTIONARY

offshootn. [Off + shoot.].
     That which shoots off or separates from a main stem, channel, family, race, etc.; as, the offshoots of a tree.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

offshoot, n.
1 a side-shoot or branch.
2 something derivative.

THESAURUS

offshoot

V, accession, accessory, accompaniment, addenda, addendum, additament, addition, additive, additory, additum, adjunct, adjuvant, affiliate, affiliation, annex, annexation, appanage, appendage, appendant, appurtenance, appurtenant, arm, attachment, augment, augmentation, bine, body, bough, branch, branch office, branchedness, branchiness, breakaway group, burgeon, by-product, camp, caucus, chapter, church, coda, communion, community, complement, concomitant, consequence, consequent, continuation, corollary, crotch, crutch, deadwood, delta, denomination, derivation, derivative, descendant, development, distillate, division, effect, ethnic group, event, eventuality, eventuation, extension, extrapolation, faction, fan, fellowship, filiation, fixture, flagellum, fork, frond, fruit, furcula, furculum, groin, group, hand, harvest, heir, imp, increase, increment, inguen, interest, interest group, issue, joint, kin, kindred, leg, legacy, limb, link, lobe, lobule, local, lodge, logical outcome, member, minority group, offset, offspring, order, organ, organization, outcome, outgrowth, party, pendant, persuasion, pinion, political party, post, precipitate, pressure group, product, prong, ramage, ramification, reinforcement, relation, relative, religious order, result, resultant, runner, sarment, schism, school, scion, sect, sectarism, segment, sequel, sequela, sequence, sequent, shoot, side, side effect, side issue, silent majority, slip, society, spear, spin-off, splinter, splinter group, spray, sprig, sprit, sprout, spur, stem, stolon, sucker, supplement, switch, tail, tailpiece, tendril, thallus, trident, twig, undergirding, upshot, variety, version, vocal minority, wing, wishbone

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offshoot

Adjunct

N adjunct, addition, additament, additum, affix, appelidage, annexe, annex, augment, augmentation, increment, reinforcement, supernumerary, accessory, item, garnish, sauce, accompaniment, adjective, addendum, complement, supplement, continuation, rider, offshoot, episode, side issue, corollary, piece, flap, lappet, skirt, embroidery, trappings, cortege, tail, suffix, wing, additional, alate, alated, winged, in addition.

Part

N part, portion, dose, item, particular, aught, any, division, ward, subdivision, section, chapter, clause, count, paragraph, verse, article, passage, sector, segment, fraction, fragment, cantle, frustum, detachment, parcel, piece, lump, bit cut, cutting, chip, chunk, collop, slice, scale, lamina, small part, morsel, particle, installment, dividend, share, debris, odds and ends, oddments, detritus, excerpta, member, limb, lobe, lobule, arm, wing, scion, branch, bough, joint, link, offshoot, ramification, twig, bush, spray, sprig, runner, leaf, leaflet, stump, component part, sarmentum, compartment, department, county, fractional, fragmentary, sectional, aliquot, divided, in compartments, multifid, disconnected, partial, partly, in part, partially, piecemeal, part by part, by by installments, by snatches, by inches, by driblets, bit by bit, inch by inch, foot by foot, drop by drop, in detail, in lots.

Effect

N effect, consequence, aftergrowth, aftercome, derivative, derivation, result, resultant, resultance, upshot, issue, denouement, end, development, outgrowth, fruit, crop, harvest, product, bud, production, produce, work, handiwork, fabric, performance, creature, creation, offspring, offshoot, firstfruits, firstlings, heredity, telegony, premices premises, owing to, resulting from, derivable from, due to, caused by, dependent upon, derived from, evolved from, derivative, hereditary, telegonous, of course, it follows that, naturally, consequently, as a consequence, in consequence, through, all along of, necessarily, eventually, cela va sans dire, thereby hangs a tale.


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