derive (something) from (someone or something)

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derive (something) from (someone or something)

1. To gain something from a particular source. Liz definitely derived her athletic ability from her father, who used to be a professional baseball player. My mother derives great joy from cooking, but I simply don't.
2. To originate or emerge from a particular source. I think this word derives from Greek, but what does it say in the dictionary?
3. To trace the genesis or origin of something to a particular source. After a period of careful study, the linguist derived that term from Latin.
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derive something from someone or something

to draw or abstract something from someone or something. She derives a lot of spiritual support from her religion. She derives her patience from her mother.
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derive something from something

to show how something is descended from something else. Is it possible to derive this word from Greek? Is this word derived from Latin?
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derive from something

to come from something; to evolve from something. (Usually in reference to a word and its etymological history.) This word derives from an ancient Celtic word. What does the English word skirt derive from?
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

derive from

v.
1. To obtain or receive something from some source: I derive great pleasure from listening to music.
2. To issue or originate from some source: The word "peninsula" derives from the Latin words for "almost" and "island."
3. To trace the origin or development of something, as a word, from some source: The language scholar derived the word from ancient Greek.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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References in classic literature ?
The popular account of them is partly derived from one or two passages in his Dialogues interpreted without regard to their poetical environment.
As an importer uses funds derived from one import to fund the next one, this extra period taken up by inspection means slower turnaround time.
"To put pounds 3.75 billion into context, it's equivalent to the salaries of 200,000 junior nurses, or 150,000 secondary school teachers, it could pay for several Whitehall departments, and it's about the same as the revenue derived from one penny of the basic rate of income tax."
It's quite a tall car but being derived from one of the finest handling vehicles around, the Focus, the Kuga's dynamics are first rate - ensuring a supple ride, lots of agility and absence of roll through bends.
These included a mix of monozygous (derived from one egg) and dizygous (derived from two eggs) twins.
The answer is provided, all propositions can be derived from one
The decision is unlikely to affect the overall supply of Advagraf as the recall only affects batches derived from one parent batch of Advagraf 0.5 mg prolonged-release hard capsules.
She said the English-language title was derived from one of the works in the show -- the quadriptych (four-frame) work "Picket Fence."
These differences were revealed in iPS cells because each iPS line is derived from one, or very few, skin cells.
Fulyzaq, a complex mixture derived from one or more plant materials with varying degrees of purification, is the first botanical oral drug approved by the agency.
It is derived from one of the cleanest living animals in the whole wide world, a true vegetarian if ever there was one.
And, he added, 'They are still doing things that I don't think are very good," especially making money from trading profits from derivatives (a security whose price is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying assets, such as from real estate) and other securities 'rather than the prudent extension of credit that furthers commerce'--in other words, by taking "excessive risks," Nocera writes, that have "nothing to do with the underlying purpose of banking." It is clear to Wilmers, Nocera summarizes, that "the Glass-Steagall Act--the Depression-era law that separated commercial and investment banks--should never have been abolished and that derivatives need to be brought under government control."
Chodas says it's possible, though far from proven, that a family of asteroids derived from one parent body might have Earth-threatening orbits.
"There are quite a few unique deletions and amplifications in the genomes of neurons derived from one iPSC line." Interestingly, the skin cells themselves are genetically different, though not nearly as much as the neurons.