Definition and Meanings for derivations

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Part of Speech of derivations

noun

Etymology of derivations

l. derivatio: cf. f. d. see derive

Meaning of derivations


as noun

  • 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.
  • No antonyms for derivations

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