Synonyms of derivation in English:

derivation

noun

  • 1 the derivation of universal laws from empirical observation
  • 2 the derivation of the word ‘toff’
    fountainhead, wellspring, origination, beginning, foundation, basis, cause;
    ancestry, descent, genealogy, development, evolution, extraction
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