branch out - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [intransitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theybranch out
he/she/itbranches out
present participlebranching out
past tensebranched out
past participlebranched out
  1. to start doing something new or different
    branch out into:

    In the longer term, the company wants to branch out into providing investment advice.

    branch out on your own:

    Quinn wanted to leave the company and branch out on his own.

See also main entry: branch