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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. Milton Friedman:

    Most economic fallacies derive - from the tendency to assume that there is a fixed pie, that one party can gain only at the expense of another.

  2. Jean-Jacques Rousseau:

    Adversity is a great teacher, but this teacher makes us pay dearly for its instruction; and often the profit we derive, is not worth the price we paid.

  3. Imam Ali-Ibn-Abi-Talib, Nahjul-Balgha (Peak of Eloquence), saying no1:

    1. During civil disturbance adopt such an attitude that people do not attach any importance to you - they neither burden you with complicated affairs, nor try to derive any advantage out of you.

  4. Eva Schernhammer:

    These results add to prior evidence of a potentially detrimental relation of rotating night shift work and health longevity, to derive practical implications for shift workers and their health, the role of duration and intensity of rotating night shift work and the interplay of shift schedules with individual traits (e.g., chronotype) warrant further exploration.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Even if a person tells the truth explicitly and consistently; yet, not surprisingly, most people will interpret his words’ meaning with less intellect and more intent to derive their benefits only.


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