NounOffshoot (plural Offshoots)
- That which shoots off or separates from a main stem, channel, family, race, etc.; as, the offshoots of a tree.
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
- Offshoot in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- Offshoot in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911