Synonyms for derive

Synonyms for (verb) derive

Synonyms: educe, derive

Definition: develop or evolve from a latent or potential state

Similar words: make, create

Definition: make or cause to be or to become

Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor


Synonyms: derive

Definition: come from

Usage: The present name derives from an older form

Similar words: evolve

Definition: undergo development or evolution

Usage: Modern man evolved a long time ago


Synonyms: infer, deduce, deduct, derive

Definition: reason by deduction; establish by deduction

Similar words: conclude, reason, reason out

Definition: decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion

Usage: We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house


Synonyms: derive, gain

Definition: obtain

Usage: derive pleasure from one's garden

Similar words: obtain

Definition: come into possession of

Usage: How did you obtain the visa?