Is DERIVE a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Scrabble Global :  YES

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Definitions for the word 'derive'


  1. DERIVE, develop or evolve from a latent or potential state
  2. DERIVE, come from
  3. DERIVE, reason by deduction; establish by deduction
  4. DERIVE, obtain
  5. DERIVE, come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example
  6. DERIVE, to take or get (something) from(something else)
  7. DERIVE, to have something as a source : to come fromsomething

Synonyms for 'derive'

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

How to use the word 'derive' in a sentence

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

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