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Synonyms for derivation
ˌdɛr əˈveɪ ʃənderiva·tion

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. derivation

    Synonyms:
    origin, source, descent, beginning, cause, etymology, root, spring, analysis

    Antonyms:
    result, issue, formation, application, use

Princeton's WordNet

  1. derivationnoun

    the source or origin from which something derives (i.e. comes or issues)

    "he prefers shoes of Italian derivation"; "music of Turkish derivation"

    Synonyms:
    filiation, etymologizing, deriving, ancestry, lineage

  2. deriving, derivation, etymologizingnoun

    (historical linguistics) an explanation of the historical origins of a word or phrase

    Synonyms:
    deriving, etymologizing, filiation, ancestry, lineage

  3. derivationnoun

    a line of reasoning that shows how a conclusion follows logically from accepted propositions

    Synonyms:
    filiation, etymologizing, deriving, ancestry, lineage

  4. derivationnoun

    (descriptive linguistics) the process whereby new words are formed from existing words or bases by affixation

    "`singer' from `sing' or `undo' from `do' are examples of derivations"

    Synonyms:
    filiation, etymologizing, deriving, ancestry, lineage

  5. ancestry, lineage, derivation, filiationnoun

    inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline

    Synonyms:
    parentage, lineage, etymologizing, stock, ancestry, stemma, descent, blood, deriving, origin, linage, line of descent, line, blood line, pedigree, bloodline, filiation

  6. derivationnoun

    drawing of fluid or inflammation away from a diseased part of the body

    Synonyms:
    filiation, etymologizing, deriving, ancestry, lineage

  7. derivationnoun

    drawing off water from its main channel as for irrigation

    Synonyms:
    filiation, etymologizing, deriving, ancestry, lineage

  8. derivationnoun

    the act of deriving something or obtaining something from a source or origin

    Synonyms:
    filiation, etymologizing, deriving, ancestry, lineage

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. derivationnoun

    Synonyms:
    descent, genealogy

  2. derivationnoun

    Synonyms:
    etymology

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "derivation":

    diversion, bypass, calculation, short, shunt, calculating, by-pass

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How to use derivation in a sentence?

  1. Mike Coffman:

    I disagree with the derivation of some of the numbers. I don't think they accurately predicted human behavior.

  2. Han Sang-woung:

    The constant derivation of new products seem to contribute a lot (to sales).


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