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Derive

Derive

WordNet



verb


(1)   Develop or evolve from a latent or potential state
(2)   Come from
"The present name derives from an older form"
(3)   Reason by deduction; establish by deduction
(4)   Obtain
"Derive pleasure from one's garden"
(5)   Come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example
"She was descended from an old Italian noble family"
"He comes from humble origins"
Wiktonary



Etymology


From < < < + ; see rival.

Verb


  1. To obtain or receive (something) from something else.
  2. To deduce (a conclusion) by reasoning.
  3. To find the derivation of (a word or phrase).
  4. To create (a compound) from another by means of a reaction.
  5. To originate or stem (from).