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 derive
What conflicts do exist between them derive from misunderstanding and accident.
New high-value customers are what companies can derive from this.Mobile Telephone Startup Solavei Avoids Ads, Relies on Customers for Sales Leads|Miranda Green|October 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
From that, he notes, we derive everything essential in American free-speech rights.
So long as a single woman recognizes these things, she may derive enough pleasure from an illicit affair to make it worthwhile.Helen Gurley Brown: 10 Best Tips From ‘Sex and the Single Girl’|Lizzie Crocker|August 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And when there are assaults, she said, “you derive energy from that…you turn negative force to more momentum.”Women World Leaders Share Lessons Learned as Council Marks 15th Year|Eleanor Clift|January 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Now it is impossible to derive the world from a first principle of this kind.A Critical History of Greek Philosophy|W. T. Stace
The public may also derive considerable advantage from the precedent in the future movement of the Government.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|James D. Richardson
I wish my nobility to commence with myself and derive all my titles from the French people.How to Succeed|Orison Swett Marden
Medical practitioners, who derive an enormous revenue from dyspepsia, should take some pains to investigate this subject.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
If He derive it from thought, He is not great by himself; or at least, He is no more sovereignly great.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 3|Plotinos (Plotinus)