Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb derive

5 senses of derive

Sense 1
deduce, infer, deduct, derive -- (reason by deduction; establish by deduction)
       => reason, reason out, conclude -- (decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion; "We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house")

Sense 2
derive, gain -- (obtain; "derive pleasure from one's garden")
       => obtain -- (come into possession of; "How did you obtain the visa?")

Sense 3
derive -- (come from; "The present name derives from an older form")
       => evolve -- (undergo development or evolution; "Modern man evolved a long time ago")

Sense 4
derive, educe -- (develop or evolve from a latent or potential state)
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

Sense 5
derive, come, descend -- (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")

Antonyms of adj derived

1 sense of derived

Sense 1
derived (vs. underived) -- (formed or developed from something else; not original; "the belief that classes and organizations are secondary and derived"- John Dewey)

underived (vs. derived) -- (not derived; primary or simple)
        => original -- (not derived or copied or translated from something else; "the play is original; not an adaptation"; "he kept the original copy and gave her only a xerox"; "the translation misses much of the subtlety of the original French")
        => primary -- (not derived from or reducible to something else; basic; "a primary instinct")

Similarity of adj derived

1 sense of derived

Sense 1
derived (vs. underived) -- (formed or developed from something else; not original; "the belief that classes and organizations are secondary and derived"- John Dewey)
       => derivable -- (capable of being derived)
       => derivative -- (resulting from or employing derivation; "a derivative process"; "a highly derivative prose style")
       => plagiaristic, plagiarized, plagiarised -- (copied and passed off as your own; "used plagiarized data in his thesis"; "a work dotted with plagiarized phrases")

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