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Synonyms for derive
dɪˈraɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deduce, infer, deduct, derive(verb)

    reason by deduction; establish by deduction

    Synonyms:
    generalize, withhold, subtract, gain, take off, extrapolate, generalise, guess, infer, deduct, descend, come, educe, understand, recoup, deduce

  2. derive, gain(verb)

    obtain

    "derive pleasure from one's garden"

    Synonyms:
    clear, gain ground, make headway, infer, realise, gain, reach, win, educe, get ahead, acquire, attain, pull ahead, deduce, take in, pull in, gather, deduct, descend, come, profit, hit, arrive at, advance, put on, realize, bring in, benefit, make, earn

  3. derive(verb)

    come from

    "The present name derives from an older form"

    Synonyms:
    descend, deduct, educe, gain, infer, come, deduce

  4. derive, educe(verb)

    develop or evolve from a latent or potential state

    Synonyms:
    deduct, gain, deduce, educe, extract, infer, evoke, draw out, descend, come, elicit

  5. derive, come, descend(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    deduct, go down, infer, issue forth, gain, come down, amount, total, educe, occur, settle, arrive, number, condescend, come up, hail, follow, fare, deign, get, descend, come, fall, get along, make out, do, come in, deduce, add up

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. derive

    Synonyms:
    deduce, trace, follow, track, draw, resolve

    Antonyms:
    misdeduce, misattribute, mistrace

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. derive(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    draw, receive, obtain, get

  2. derive(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    deduce, trace

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "derive":

    calculate, obtain, draw, deduct, drift, reap, shoot

How to pronounce derive?

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How to say derive in sign language?

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How to use derive in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    There are many relationships built on selfishness of both to derive only benefits from each other rather than having the trust between the two.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    If the people around a person can derive own profit from his thought, they say he has wit else they simply ignore it.

  3. La Rochefoucauld:

    There is no accident so disastrous that a clever man cannot derive some profit from it nor any so fortunate that a fool cannot turn it to his disadvantage.

  4. Francis M. Faber Jr.:

    Does a 'beefsteak' derive it's terminology name from the habit of complaining too often?

  5. Henri Matisse:

    Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.

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