Definición de derive en inglés:

derive

Silabificación: de·rive
Pronunciación: /dəˈrīv
 
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verbo

[with object] (derive something from)
1Obtain something from (a specified source): they derived great comfort from this assurance
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  • The Africanized sources were derived from colonies obtained locally.
  • This organization can derive its power from a number of sources, both economic and non-economic.
  • He did repeatedly make clear that his story was derived from what his source said.
Sinónimos
obtain, get, take, gain, acquire, procure, extract, attain, glean
1.1 (derive something from) Base a concept on a logical extension or modification of (another concept): Eliot derived his poetics from the French Symbolists
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  • The author strongly suggests to any critics that before responding to this item, they first download the work cited in footnote 16 and ensure that their arguments are derived from and based on the authority of the Bible.
  • These new affiliations are derived from and based upon the commonly experienced terror, and beyond it - on shared survival joy and guilt, depression and reparation, hope and despair.
  • Epistemologically speaking, all of these concepts are derived from, or associated with, systems theories in general and, more specifically, with theories of self-organizing ecological systems.
1.2 [no object] (derive from) (Of a word) have (a specified word, usually of another language) as a root or origin: the wordpunch” derives from the Hindustani “pancha” (be derived from) the wordman” is derived from the Sanskrit “manu.”
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  • The word Islam itself, meaning submission to God, derives from the Arabic root word salama, which means peace.
  • This process was called retting (a name which, unsurprisingly, derives from the same root as rot).
  • Similarly, dishevelled comes from the Old French deschevelé and was not derived from a word shevelled.
Sinónimos
originate in, stem from, descend from, spring from, be taken from
1.3 [no object] (derive from) Arise from or originate in (a specified source): words whose spelling derives from Dr. Johnson’s incorrect etymology
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  • Yet another source of public confusion derives from psychologists themselves.
  • A major source of agricultural income derives from wine production.
  • But it would be a long time before you came up with a source of happiness that derived from the beneficence of government.
Sinónimos
originate in, be rooted in;
stem from, come from, spring from, proceed from, issue from
1.4 (be derived from) Linguistics (Of an expression in a natural language) be linked by a set of stages to (its underlying abstract form).
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  • In this theory, a passive was no longer to be derived from an active sentence, but both from a common deep structure which was neither active nor passive.
  • Formal idioms are idiomatic in the sense just stated - their properties cannot be derived from more general principles.
  • What kind of rule(s) are needed to derive passive sentences?
1.5 (be derived from) (Of a substance) be formed or prepared by (a chemical or physical process affecting another substance): strong acids are derived from the combustion of fossil fuels
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  • Since olestra is derived from fat molecules, it has similar chemical and physical properties.
  • The reduced form is a thioether and is derived from cysteine, whereas the oxidized form is a sulphate ester and is derived from the sulphonation pathway.
  • It is concentrated in this plant's leaves and is derived from pyridine molecules.
1.6 Mathematics Obtain (a function or equation) from another by a sequence of logical steps, for example by differentiation.
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  • Once you see the steps in deriving the rule and you know why it is a valid shortcut, you won't have any trouble using it.
  • There were many long calculations, deriving one formula from another to solve a differential equation.
  • He worked on how to derive class number relations from modular equations.

Origen

late Middle English (in the sense 'draw a fluid through or into a channel'): from Old French deriver or Latin derivare, from de- 'down, away' + rivus 'brook, stream'.

Derivativos

derivable

adjetivo
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  • Behavior modification refers only to that body of procedures and conceptual systems derivable from experimental psychology or experimental learning theory.
  • The advance in the book is not noticeable until close to the end, but it's derivable from the title.
  • But besides these pleasures there is that love of beauty and delight in it derivable from assuming graceful attitudes and performing graceful movements and also in seeing such in others.