Translation of "derive" - English-Spanish dictionary

derive

verb uk /dɪˈraɪv/ us
derive sth from sth

A to get something from something else

obtener algo de algo
The institute derives all its money from foreign investments.
She derives great pleasure/satisfaction from playing the violin.

Phrasal verb(s)

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

derive

verb /diˈraiv/

(with from)

to come or develop from

derivar
The word ’psychology’ is derived from Greek.

to draw or take from (a source or origin)

sacar, recibir
We derived comfort from his presence.
derivation /deri-/ noun

the source or origin (of a word etc)

origen
The derivation of this word is Spanish.

the process of deriving.

derivación
derivative /diˈrivətiv/ adjective

derived from something else and not original

carente de originalidad, poco original
Kick Boxing is a derivative sport that uses elements of Karate, Boxing and Thai Boxing.

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