Word family noun derivative verb derive
From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Chemistry
derivede‧rive /dɪˈraɪv/ ●●○ W3 AWL verb 1 [transitive]GET to get something, especially an advantage or a pleasant feeling, from somethingderive something from something Medically, we will derive great benefit from this technique.derive pleasure/enjoyment etc Many students derived enormous satisfaction from the course.2 (also be derived) [intransitive, transitive]COME FROM/ORIGINATE to develop or come from something elsederivationderive from This word is derived from Latin. patterns of behaviour that derive from basic beliefsRegisterIn everyday English, people usually say that something comes from something rather than is derived from something:This word comes from Latin.3 [transitive]HC technical to get a chemical substance from another substancebe derived from something The enzyme is derived from human blood.
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deriveThe process used to derive criteria commenced with a general view of the learning objectives to be focused upon.A country can also derive export revenue from service income, e.g. shipping and tourism, together with remittances from overseas workers.Which suggests that the life patterns imposed on infants in fact derive from biological need.They also denote deliberate obfuscations deriving from Dada and Surrealism.This Board rejected both these submissions and held that the profits did not arise in or derive from Hong Kong.One of the first commercial products to derive from this biotechnology is likely to be genetically engineered tomatoes.Throughout his early adult life he passed from one religious system to another, unable to derive lasting spiritual satisfaction form any.Then she decided to wash her hair, thinking she might derive some comfort from this familiar rite.derive something from somethingHughes' music is derived from blues and jazz.Children derive comfort from familiar surroundings.The enzyme is derived from human blood.Many colleges derive most of their income from tuition derived from somethingThis prediction is derived from a free-form textual description of the problem.The knowledge is derived from the actual relationships implicit in the data.There are several possible ways of administering tests which might be derived from the Cockcroft Committee's recommendations.Disease activity must therefore be derived from the degree of abnormal bowel uptake on abdominal scans.The drink and drug revenue, too, is derived from the poor.The following problem solving technique is derived from the practice of work study and management consultancy.The cognitive schemata of the adult are derived from the sensorimotor schemata of the child.
Origin derive (1300-1400) French dériver, from Latin derivare to draw out water, from rivus stream