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German translation of “derive”

derive

verb /diˈraiv/
(with from) to come or develop from
herleiten
The word ‘psychology’ is derived from Greek.
to draw or take from (a source or origin)
gewinnen
We derive comfort from his presence.
derivation /deri-/ noun the source or origin (of a word etc).
der Ursprung
the process of deriving.
die Herleitung
derivative /diˈrivətiv/ adjective derived from something else and not original.
abgeleitet
(Definition of derive from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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