Translation of "derive" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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deriveverb

uk /dɪˈraɪv/ us /dɪˈraɪv/
derive sth from sth

More examples

  • Many people derive their self-worth from their work.
  • I didn't derive much benefit from school.
  • She derived great satisfaction from helping other people.
  • The charity derives its income entirely from donations.
  • He derives an enormous amount of satisfaction from restoring old houses.

C1 to get something from something else

从…中得到,从…中获得
The institute derives all its money from foreign investments. 该机构的资金均来自于国外投资。
She derives great pleasure/satisfaction from playing the violin. 拉小提琴能让她获得极大的乐趣/满足。

Phrasal verb(s)

(Translation of “derive” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)