Synonyms for derivative

Synonyms for (noun) derivative

Synonyms: differential, differential coefficient, derivative, derived function, first derivative

Definition: the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx

Similar words: figuring, calculation, computation, reckoning

Definition: problem solving that involves numbers or quantities


Synonyms: derivative

Definition: (linguistics) a word that is derived from another word

Usage: `electricity' is a derivative of `electric'

Similar words: word

Definition: a unit of language that native speakers can identify

Usage: words are the blocks from which sentences are made; he hardly said ten words all morning


Synonyms: derivative, derivative instrument

Definition: a financial instrument whose value is based on another security

Similar words: instrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document

Definition: (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right


Synonyms: derivative

Definition: a compound obtained from, or regarded as derived from, another compound

Similar words: compound, chemical compound

Definition: (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight

Synonyms for (adjective) derivative

Synonyms: derivative

Definition: resulting from or employing derivation

Usage: a derivative process; a highly derivative prose style

Similar words: derived

Definition: formed or developed from something else; not original

Usage: the belief that classes and organizations are secondary and derived- John Dewey