- IPA: /dəˈɹaɪv/
derive (derives, present participle deriving; past and past participle derived)
- (transitive) To obtain or receive (something) from something else.
- (transitive, logic) To deduce (a conclusion) by reasoning.
- (transitive, linguistics) To find the derivation of (a word or phrase).
- (transitive, chemistry) To create (a compound) from another by means of a reaction.
- (intransitive) To originate or stem (from).
- To turn the course of (water, etc.); to divert and distribute into subordinate channels.
- For fear it [water] choke up the pits […] they [the workman] derive it by other drains.
- French: dériver, découler (from - de)
- German: abstammen, kommen von (colloquial)
- Portuguese: derivar
- Russian: происходи́ть
- Spanish: derivar