from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- intransitive verb To obtain or receive from a source.
- intransitive verb Chemistry To produce or obtain (a compound) from another substance by chemical reaction.
- intransitive verb To trace the origin or development of (a word).
- intransitive verb To generate (a linguistic structure) from another structure or set of structures.
- intransitive verb To arrive at by reasoning; deduce or infer.
- intransitive verb To be derived from a source; originate. synonym: stem.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To turn aside or divert, as water or other fluid, from its natural course or channel: as, to
derivewater from the main channel or current into lateral rivulets.
- Figuratively, to turn aside; divert.
- To draw or receive, as from a source or origin, or by regular transmission: as, to
deriveideas from the senses; to derive instruction from a book; his estate is derived from his ancestors.
- Specifically To draw or receive (a word) from a more original root or stem: as, the word ‘rule’ is derived from the Latin; ‘feed’ is derived from ‘food.’ See
- To deduce, as from premises; trace, as from a source or origin: involving a personal subject.
- To communicate or transfer from one to another, as by descent.
- To come, proceed, or be derived.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- intransitive verb To flow; to have origin; to descend; to proceed; to be deduced.
- transitive verb obsolete To turn the course of, as water; to divert and distribute into subordinate channels; to diffuse; to communicate; to transmit; -- followed by
to, into, on, upon.
- transitive verb To receive, as from a source or origin; to obtain by descent or by transmission; to draw; to deduce; -- followed by
- transitive verb To trace the origin, descent, or derivation of; to recognize transmission of.
- transitive verb (Chem.) To obtain one substance from another by actual or theoretical substitution.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb transitive To
obtainor receive(something) from something else.
- verb transitive, logic To
deduce(a conclusion) by reasoning.
- verb transitive, linguistics To find the
derivationof (a wordor phrase).
- verb transitive, chemistry To
create(a compound) from another by means of a reaction.
- verb intransitive To
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example
- verb develop or evolve from a latent or potential state
- verb reason by deduction; establish by deduction
- verb come from
- verb obtain
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
Again, your basic problems all derive from a depressingly familiar source: ignorance.
Stationary also used to mean stationery; both terms derive from the Latin stationarius, stationery arriving indirectly by stationer + - y.
This rule does not derive from the authority of the Constitution. —
Wishing to send you a copy of this edition, and also to include the expenses and probable returns in the account, in order that you might see more clearly what you may reasonably expect in future to derive from the works, I have waited till this edition should be ready.
Society in places like India, Hong Kong and Shanghai centered around Government House, but the presence of the military in other British colonies and dominions reinforced English social patterns – though the elite of Hong Kong and Shanghai society were more likely to derive from the merchant classes.
I think environmental laws may be at risk by such an amendment (in the Bills of Federalism that was specifically addressed) and should be explicitly allowed here, but civil rights laws do not derive from the Commerce Clause.
What kind of authority does one derive from a non-binding goal.
So, go ahead and wallow in what little meaness you can derive from the superlative performance of this administration.
Nobody Really: I think environmental laws may be at risk by such an amendment (in the Bills of Federalism that was specifically addressed) and should be explicitly allowed here, but civil rights laws do not derive from the Commerce Clause.
But the room has an elegance and a permanence that derive from the many decisions she and Shutler made along the way.