Dictionary Results for deriving


1. deriving - noun

· (historical linguistics) an explanation of the historical origins of a word or phrase

Synonym(s): derivation, etymologizing

Hypernym(s): explanation, account




2. derive - verb

· reason by deduction; establish by deduction

Synonym(s): deduce, infer, deduct

Hypernym(s): reason, reason_out, conclude




3. derive - verb

· obtain; "derive pleasure from one's garden"

Synonym(s): gain

Hypernym(s): obtain




4. derive - verb

· come from; "The present name derives from an older form"

Hypernym(s): evolve




5. derive - verb

· develop or evolve from a latent or potential state

Synonym(s): educe

Hypernym(s): make, create




6. derive - verb

· come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example; "She was descended from an old Italian noble family"; "he comes from humble origins"

Synonym(s): come, descend





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