Definition and Meanings for derivation
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Part of Speech of derivation
Etymology of derivation
Meaning of derivation
- a leading or drawing off of water from a stream or source.
- the act of receiving anything from a source; the act of procuring an effect from a cause, means, or condition, as profits from capital, conclusions or opinions from evidence.
- the act of tracing origin or descent, as in grammar or genealogy; as, the derivation of a word from an aryan root.
- the state or method of being derived; the relation of origin when established or asserted.
- that from which a thing is derived.
- that which is derived; a derivative; a deduction.
- the operation of deducing one function from another according to some fixed law, called the law of derivation, as the operation of differentiation or of integration.
- a drawing of humors or fluids from one part of the body to another, to relieve or lessen a morbid process.
- the formation of a word from its more original or radical elements; also, a statement of the origin and history of a word.