Meaning of “derive from something” in the English Dictionary

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"derive from something" in American English

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derive from something

phrasal verb with derive us /dɪˈrɑɪv/ verb [ T always + adv/prep ]

to come from something:

The story derives from a very common folktale.

(Definition of “derive from something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)