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    derive - Dictionary definition and meaning for word derive

    Definition
    (verb) reason by deduction; establish by deduction
    Synonyms : deduce , deduct , infer
    Definition
    (verb) obtain
    Synonyms : gain
    Example Sentence
    • derive pleasure from one's garden
    Definition
    (verb) come from
    Example Sentence
    • The present name derives from an older form
    Definition
    (verb) develop or evolve from a latent or potential state
    Synonyms : educe
    Definition
    (verb) come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example
    Synonyms : come , descend
    Example Sentence
    • She was descended from an old Italian noble family
    • he comes from humble origins
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