HyperDic: derive

English > 5 senses of the word derive:
VERBcognitionderive, deduce, infer, deductreason by deduction
possessionderive, gainobtain
changederivecome from
changederive, educedevelop or evolve from a latent or potential state
stativederive, come, descendcome from
derive > pronunciation
Soundsderay'v
Rhymesalive ... thrive: 23 rhymes with ayv...
English > derive: 5 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningreason by deduction; establish by deduction.
PatternSomebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsdeduce, infer, deduct
Categorylogic, logical system, system of logicA system of reasoning
Narrowerelicitderive by reason
extrapolategain knowledge of (an area not known or experienced) by extrapolating
surmiseinfer / infer from incomplete evidence
Broaderreason, reason out, concludedecide by reasoning
Spanishdeducir, derivar, descontar, desgravar, inferir, provenir
Catalandeduir, desgravar, inferir, provenir
Nounsderivationa line of reasoning that shows how a conclusion follows logically from accepted propositions
English > derive: 5 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningObtain.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
Example"derive pleasure from one's garden"
Synonymgain
Narrowerreap, drawGet or derive
BroaderobtainCome into possession of
Spanishganar, recibir, sacar
English > derive: 5 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningCome from.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The present name derives from an older form"
BroaderevolveUndergo development or evolution / evolution
Similar toderive, come, descendCome from
Spanishderivar, provenir
Catalanderivar, provenir
Adjectivesderivativeresulting from or employing derivation
Nounsderivationthe source or origin from which something derives (i.e. comes or issues)
derivation(descriptive linguistics) the process whereby new words are formed from existing words or bases by affixation
deriving, derivation(historical linguistics) an explanation of the historical origins of a word or phrase
English > derive: 5 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningDevelop or evolve from a latent or potential state.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymeduce
Narroweretymologize, etymologiseGive the etymology or derivation or suggest an etymology (for a word)
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Spanishderivar, educir, provenir
Catalanderivar, eduir, provenir
Adjectivesderivativeresulting from or employing derivation
Nounsderivationthe source or origin from which something derives (i.e. comes or issues)
English > derive: 5 senses > verb 5, stative
MeaningCome from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymscome, descend
Similar toderiveCome from
hail, comeBe a native of
Spanishderivar, descender, proceder, provenir, resultar
Catalanderivar, descendre, provenir, resultar
Adjectivesderivativeresulting from or employing derivation
Nounsderivationinherited properties shared with others of your bloodline
derivationthe source or origin from which something derives (i.e. comes or issues)

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