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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of derive.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The term derives from the Latin verb spirare meaning "to breathe."

    William Grassie: Celebrate A Spiritual, Not Religious Thanksgiving

  • The term derives from the Latin verb spirare meaning "to breathe."

    William Grassie: Celebrate A Spiritual, Not Religious Thanksgiving

  • In psychology, persona means the personality an individual projects to others; the term derives from the Latin word referring to masks worn by Etruscan actors.

    “I Don’t Have a Thing to Wear”

  • In psychology, persona means the personality an individual projects to others; the term derives from the Latin word referring to masks worn by Etruscan actors.

    “I Don’t Have a Thing to Wear”

  • The term derives from the Greek helios for sun and graph for writing.

    Shadow of the Sentinel

  • The term derives from the Latin fiat, meaning "let it be done", as the money is established by government decree.

    Mangan's

  • The title derives from the Latin dux - leader - and, throughout history, fewer than 500 British men have held the rank of

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  • Cannibal too bears the traces of civil strife, and it remains a contested term among anthropologists.56 The word derives from the Spanish Canibales, a form of the name Caribes, and dates from the voyage of Columbus, who characterized and perhaps mischaracterized the Caribs, inhabitants of the islands in the Caribbean, as man-eaters.

    Bloodlust

  • Cannibal too bears the traces of civil strife, and it remains a contested term among anthropologists.56 The word derives from the Spanish Canibales, a form of the name Caribes, and dates from the voyage of Columbus, who characterized and perhaps mischaracterized the Caribs, inhabitants of the islands in the Caribbean, as man-eaters.

    Bloodlust

  • “That the name derives from the Latin for ‘true image’ makes it sound like the story is apocryphal, that the character of Veronica was made up around the idea that a likeness of Jesus survived after his death.”

    The Shroud Codex

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