verb (used with object), de·rived, de·riv·ing.
verb (used without object), de·rived, de·riv·ing.
Origin of derive
Examples from the Web for derivable
On the contrary, “just powers” are recognized as derivable from the consent of the people.The Spirit of America|Henry Van Dyke
But when we come to estimate the "sweets" derivable from warfare between states, the parallel ceases.Hiero|Xenophon
That he wears a yellow robe is a proprium, derivable from the ceremonial of his court.Logic|Carveth Read
He was perfect in no species of knowledge or science which is derivable from books.Penelope: or, Love's Labour Lost, Vol. 2 (of 3)|William Pitt Scargill
The existing custom of throwing flowers and immortelles into the grave is derivable from the ancient practice.British Goblins|Wirt Sikes
British Dictionary definitions for derivable
Word Origin for derive
Word Origin and History for derivable
late 14c., from Old French deriver "to flow, pour out; derive, originate," from Latin derivare "to lead or draw off (a stream of water) from its source" (in Late Latin also "to derive"), from phrase de rivo (de "from" + rivus "stream;" see rivulet). Etymological sense is 1550s. Related: Derived; deriving.