Synonyms and Antonyms for derivation

1. derivation (n.)

the source or origin from which something derives (i.e. comes or issues)

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2. derivation (n.)

a line of reasoning that shows how a conclusion follows logically from accepted propositions

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3. derivation (n.)

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

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4. derivation (n.)

the act of deriving something or obtaining something from a source or origin

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5. derivation (n.)

drawing of fluid or inflammation away from a diseased part of the body

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6. derivation (n.)

(descriptive linguistics) the process whereby new words are formed from existing words or bases by affixation

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7. derivation (n.)

drawing off water from its main channel as for irrigation

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8. derivation (n.)

inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline

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