1. derived

adjective. ['dɝˈaɪvd'] formed or developed from something else; not original.


  • derivative
  • plagiarized
  • derivable
  • plagiaristic


  • original
  • primary

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Rhymes with Derived

  • shortlived
  • contrived
  • deprived
  • survived
  • revived
  • thrived
  • lived
  • dived
  • arrived

How do you spell derived? Is it dirived ?

A common misspelling of derived is dirived

Sentences with derived

1. Verb, past participle
This price is referred to as the consideration, and the transfer tax amount is derived from it.

2. Verb, past tense
The Nationalists derived their strength from the Spanish military, under the command of Francisco Franco.

Quotes about derived

1. Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
- Christopher Hitchens, God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything

2. Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment.
- Mahatma Gandhi

3. The word ‘sin’ is derived from the Indo-European root ‘es-,’ meaning ‘to be.’ When I discovered this etymology, I intuitively understood that for a [person] trapped in patriarchy, which is the religion of the entire planet, ‘to be’ in the fullest sense is ‘to sin'.
- Mary Daly