Translation of "derive" - English-German dictionary

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

(Translation of “derive” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)