Synonyms and Antonyms for derivative

1. derivative (n.)

the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx

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2. derivative (adj.)

resulting from or employing derivation

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3. derivative (n.)

a compound obtained from, or regarded as derived from, another compound

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4. derivative (n.)

(linguistics) a word that is derived from another word

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5. derivative (n.)

a financial instrument whose value is based on another security

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