- IPA: /ˌdɛ.ɹɪˈveɪ.ʃ(ə)n/
- A leading or drawing off of water from a stream or source.
- The act of receiving anything from a source; the act of procuring an effect from a cause, means, or condition, as profits from capital, conclusions or opinions from evidence.
- (genealogy, linguistics) The act of tracing origin or descent.
- the derivation of a word from an Indo-European root
- (grammar) Forming a new word by changing the base of another word or by adding affixes to it.
- The state or method of being derived; the relation of origin when established or asserted.
- That from which a thing is derived.
- That which is derived; a derivative; a deduction.
- (mathematics) The operation of deducing one function from another according to a fixed definition, referred to as derivation or differentiation; this is the inverse operation to integration.
- (medicine) A drawing of humors or fluids from one part of the body to another, to relieve or lessen a morbid process.
- Russian: происхожде́ние
- Spanish: derivación