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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:

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

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How to use derive in a sentence?

  1. Eric Hoffer:

    The pleasure we derive from doing favors is partly in the feeling it gives us that we are not altogether worthless. It is a pleasant surprise to ourselves.

  2. The Vatican newspaper:

    The ogres were not exclusively men in cassocks. Paedophilia does not necessarily derive from a vow of chastity, but it is by now clear that there were too many people in the Church who were more worried about the image of the institution than the gravity of the act.

  3. Claudia Haase:

    Trust may benefit well-being because a sense of trust in other people allows us to derive support, comfort and pleasure from our social relationships, people who trust more are also happier. Moreover, our study shows that people who trust more are not only happier today, but they also experience increases in happiness over time.

  4. E. M. Cioran:

    Does our ferocity not derive from the fact that our instincts are all too interested in other people If we attended more to ourselves and became the center, the object of our murderous inclinations, the sum of our intolerances would diminish.

  5. Franz Kafka:

    There are two main human sins from which all the others derive: impatience and indolence. It was because of impatience that they were expelled from Paradise, it is because of indolence that they do not return. Yet perhaps there is only one major sin: impatience. Because of impatience they were expelled, because of impatience they do not return.


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