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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. derive: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. derive: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. derive: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. derive: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. derive: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. derive: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Derive, derive: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. derive: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. derive: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. derive: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. derive: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. derive: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. derive: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. derive: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. derive: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. derive: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Derive (computer algebra system), Derive: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. derive: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  19. Derive: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. derive: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. derive: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. derive: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. derive: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. derive: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. derive: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. derive: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. derive: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. derive: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. derive: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. derive: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. derive: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. derive: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. derive: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. derive: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Derive: Misunderstood Physics Terms [home, info]
  2. Derive: Physic and Astronomy Glossary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. derive: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (derive)

verb:  obtain ("Derive pleasure from one's garden")
verb:  develop or evolve, especially from a latent or potential state
verb:  come from ("The present name derives from an older form")
verb:  come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example
verb:  reason by deduction; establish by deduction

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Words similar to derive:   come, deduce, deduct, derived, deriver, deriving, descend, educe, gain, infer, spring, stem, more...

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