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Spanish translation of “derive”

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.
(Definition of derive from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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