Definitions For Derive


  • Develop or evolve from a latent or potential state
  • Come from
  • Reason by deduction; establish by deduction
  • Obtain
  • Come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example
  • To take or get (something) from(something else)
  • To have something as a source : to come fromsomething

Is Derive a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Derive is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Derive in a Sentence

  • The river derives its name from a Native American tribe.
  • Much of the book's appeal derives from the personality of its central character.

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