"deriving" in the noun sense
1. deriving, derivation, etymologizing
historical linguistics) an explanation of the historical origins of a word or phrase
"deriving" in the verb sense
1. deduce, infer, deduct, derive
reason by deduction establish by deduction
2. derive, gain
"derive pleasure from one's garden"
"The present name derives from an older form"
4. derive, educe
develop or evolve from a latent or potential state
5. derive, come, descend
come from be connected by a relationship of blood, for example
"She was descended from an old Italian noble family"
"he comes from humble origins"
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