Synonyms for offshoot
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : awf-shoot, of-|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈɔfˌʃut, ˈɒf-|
Définition of offshootOrigin :
- 1670s, in figurative sense, of family trees; 1801 in general sense of "a derivative;" 1814 in literal sense, in reference to plants. From off + shoot (n.).
- noun development, product
- The morality was not so much an offshoot as a complement of the miracle.
- Extract from : « John Lyly » by John Dover Wilson
- America, we might say, does not exist; there exists instead an offshoot of Europe.
- Extract from : « Appearances » by Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson
- A round-topped hill, generally an offshoot from a higher mountain.
- Extract from : « The Sailor's Word-Book » by William Henry Smyth
- He is an offshoot of the Spanish family that ruled the Isthmus 153 after Balboa was shot.
- Extract from : « Boy Scouts in the Canal Zone » by G. Harvey Ralphson
- Besides, it is clear that Mohammedanism is an offshoot of Zoroastrianism and Christianity.
- Extract from : « Reincarnation » by Th. Pascal
- She was sure that it was just the other way—that Hampton was an offshoot of Tuskegee.
- Extract from : « Tuskegee & Its People: Their Ideals and Achievements » by Various
- I, 50; probably an offshoot of the errors of Mendicants at Paris, 1243; see Mat.
- Extract from : « The Grey Friars in Oxford » by Andrew G. Little
- In the distance was the Paghman offshoot of the Hindu Kush range.
- Extract from : « At the Court of the Amr » by John Alfred Gray
- Yet for all that it may be an offshoot from the primitive line of fish descent.
- Extract from : « A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2) » by David Starr Jordan
- Was it possible that this vagrant was an offshoot of the noble family which he had been seeking?
- Extract from : « Kisington Town » by Abbie Farwell Brown
Antonyms for offshoot
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