Synonyms of derive


1. deduce, infer, deduct, derive, reason, reason out, conclude

usage: reason by deduction; establish by deduction

2. derive, gain, obtain

usage: obtain; "derive pleasure from one's garden"

3. derive, evolve

usage: come from; "The present name derives from an older form"

4. derive, educe, make, create

usage: develop or evolve from a latent or potential state

5. derive, come, descend

usage: 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"

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