|1.||[ verb ] (logic) reason by deduction; establish by deduction|
|Synonyms:||deduce infer deduct|
|Related terms:||reason surmise extrapolate elicit carry_back logic inference deduction|
|2.||[ verb ] obtain|
: "derive pleasure from one's garden"
|Related terms:||obtain reap|
|3.||[ verb ] come from|
"The present name derives from an older form"
|Related terms:||evolve evolve deriving|
|4.||[ verb ] develop or evolve, esp. from a latent or potential state|
|Related terms:||make etymologize etymologise derivation|
|5.||[ verb ] come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example|
"She was descended from an old Italian noble family" "he comes from humble origins"
|Related terms:||hail descendant derivation descent ancestry|