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Princeton's WordNet

  1. derived(adj)

    formed or developed from something else; not original

    "the belief that classes and organizations are secondary and derived"- John Dewey

Wiktionary

  1. derived(Adjective)

    Of, or pertaining to, conditions unique to the descendant species of a clade, and not found in earlier ancestral species.

  2. derived(Adjective)

    Possessing features believed to be more advanced or improved than those other organisms.

  3. derived(Adjective)

    product of derivation

    The French language is derived from Latin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Derived

    of Derive

Editors Contribution

  1. derived

    Created or formed.

    They derived the agreement from the passion, choice and agreement of the people.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 15, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'derived' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2951

How to pronounce derived?

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How to say derived in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of derived in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of derived in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of derived in a Sentence

  1. Lucius Annaeus Seneca:

    An action will not be right unless the will be right for from thence is the action derived. Again, the will will not be right unless the disposition of the mind be right for from thence comes the will.

  2. Paul Johnson:

    If you depart from moral absolutes, you go into a bottomless pit. Communism and Naziism were catastrophic evils which both derived from moral relativism. Their differences were minor compared to their similarities.

  3. Elizabeth Sattely:

    Producing plant-derived drugs in easy-to-grow plants or baker's yeast in many cases will be a much more efficient way to make these drugs, this is currently being done for artemisinin (a malaria drug derived from the sweet wormwood plant), and will likely be the way we make morphine (derived from poppies) in the future.

  4. Conservator Dr. Hotchand:

    The most interesting part of these frescoes are the indigenous techniques and materials, earth color was derived from minerals, blue from indigo, white from lime, red from vermilion and black from kohl.

  5. Oliver Wendell Holmes:

    The world has to learn that the actual pleasure derived from material things is of rather low quality on the whole and less even in quantity than it looks to those who have not tried it.

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