Online Dictionary

derivation Explained

derivation at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['derə'veıʃən]

derivation at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C,U +of] technical the origin of something, especially a word//

derivation at German => English Of Explained:

derivation

dérivation at French => English Of Explained:

derivation

derivation at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

188 Moby Thesaurus words for "derivation":
IC analysis, acceptance, accidence, acquisition, admission,
admittance, adoption, affiliation, affix, affixation, allomorph,
ancestry, apparentation, appropriation, assumption, beginning,
birth, blood, bloodline, borrowed plumes, bound morpheme,
bowwow theory, branch, breed, by-product, cognate, commencement,
common ancestry, comparative linguistics, conception, conclusion,
conjugation, consanguinity, consequence, consequent, copying,
corollary, cutting, declension, deduction, derivative, deriving,
descent, descriptive linguistics, development, dialectology,
difference of form, dingdong theory, direct line, distaff side,
distillate, doublet, effect, enclitic, eponym, eponymy, etymology,
etymon, event, eventuality, eventuation, extraction, family,
female line, filiation, folk etymology, formative, foundation,
fountain, free form, fruit, genealogy, genesis, getting,
glossematics, glossology, glottochronology, glottology, grammar,
graphemics, grass roots, harvest, head, historical linguistics,
house, illation, imitation, immediate constituent analysis,
inception, induction, inference, infix, infixation, inflection,
infringement, issue, language study, legacy, lexicology,
lexicostatistics, line, line of descent, lineage,
linguistic geography, linguistic science, linguistics,
logical outcome, male line, mathematical linguistics, mocking,
morph, morpheme, morphemic analysis, morphemics, morphology,
morphophonemics, offshoot, offspring, origin, original,
origination, outcome, outgrowth, paleography, paradigm, pasticcio,
pastiche, philology, phonetics, phonology, phylum, pirating,
plagiarism, plagiary, precipitate, prefix, prefixation, primitive,
proclitic, product, provenance, provenience, psycholinguistics,
race, radical, radix, receipt, receival, receiving, reception,
result, resultant, rise, root, seed, semantic history, semantics,
sept, sequel, sequela, sequence, sequent, side, simulation,
sociolinguistics, source, spear side, spindle side, stem, stirps,
stock, strain, structuralism, succession, suffix, suffixation,
sword side, syntactics, taking, taproot, theme,
transformational linguistics, upshot, well, wellspring, whence,
word history, word-formation

derivation at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Copy): {copy with some differences}: copy, derivative, derivation, modification, expansion, extension, revision, second edition, repetition, servile copy, servile imitation, plagiarism, counterfeit, fake, deception.

[N] (Effect): effect, consequence, derivative, derivation, result, upshot, issue, denouement, end, development, outgrowth, fruit, crop, harvest, product, production, produce, work, handiwork, performance, creature, creation, offspring, offshoot.

[N] (Word): phrase, root, etymon, derivation, etymology, history.

derivation at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
[U, C] the origin or development of sth, especially a word:
a word of Greek derivation

Derivation at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Derivation \Der`iva"tion\, n.
The formation of a word from its more original or radical
elements; also, a statement of the origin and history of a
word.

Derivation \Der`i*va"tion\, n. [L. derivatio: cf. F.
d['e]rivation. See {Derive}.]
1. A leading or drawing off of water from a stream or source.
[Obs.] --T. Burnet.

2. 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.

As touching traditional communication, . . . I do
not doubt but many of those truths have had the help
of that derivation. --Sir M. Hale.

3. The act of tracing origin or descent, as in grammar or
genealogy; as, the derivation of a word from an Aryan
root.

4. The state or method of being derived; the relation of
origin when established or asserted.

5. That from which a thing is derived.

6. That which is derived; a derivative; a deduction.

From the Euphrates into an artificial derivation of
that river. --Gibbon.

7. (Math.) The operation of deducing one function from
another according to some fixed law, called the law of
derivation, as the of differentiation or of integration.

8. (Med.) A drawing of humors or fluids from one part of the
body to another, to relieve or lessen a morbid process.

derivation at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

derivation
n 1: the source from which something derives (i.e. comes or
issues); "he prefers shoes of Italian derivation"
2: (historical linguistics) an explanation of the historical
origins of a word or phrase [syn: {deriving}, {etymologizing}]
3: a line of reasoning that shows how a conclusion follows
logically from accepted propositions
4: (descriptive linguistics) the process whereby new words are
formed from existing words or bases by affixation:
`singer' from `sing'; `undo' from `do'
5: inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline
[syn: {ancestry}, {lineage}, {filiation}]
6: drawing of fluid or inflammation away from a diseased part
of the body
7: drawing off water from its main channel as for irrigation

derivation at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedi » a
Inter: Webster 191 » 3

Pronunciation

* Inter: IPA » /ˌdɛɹɪˈveɪʃən/
  • Inter: audio » en-uk-derivation.ogg|Audio (UK)
  • Inter: rhymes » eɪʃən

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n


  • A leading or drawing off of water from a stream or source.
    1. 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.
    2. The act of tracing origin or descent, as in grammar or genealogy; as, the derivation of a word from an Indo-European root.
    3. The state or method of being derived; the relation of origin when established or asserted.
    4. That from which a thing is derived.
    5. That which is derived; a derivative; a deduction.
    6. Inter: mathematic » s The operation of deducing one function from another according to some fixed law, called the law of derivation, as the of differentiation or of integration.
    7. Inter: medicin » e A drawing of humors or fluids from one part of the body to another, to relieve or lessen a morbid process.

      Derived terms

      * derivation tree

      Related terms

      * derive

  • derived
  • derivative

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » A leading or drawing off of water
  • Bulgarian: деривация
  • Romanian: derivație {{f}}

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|avledning|c


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » The act of tracing origin or descent, as in grammar or genealogy
    • Bulgarian: етимология
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|派生|tr=hasei
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|происхождение|n|tr=proisxoždénije


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|derivación|f
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|avledning|c, Inter: t+ » sv|härledning|c

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » act of receiving anything from a source
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|извеждане


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|odvození|n

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » A leading or drawing off of water
    • Bulgarian: деривация


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » mathematics
    • Bulgarian: диференциране
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|derivace|f
    • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|გაწარმოება|sc=Geor


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|derivación|f
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|derivering|c, Inter: t+ » sv|härledning|c

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Dutch: afleiding {{f}}
    • Panjabi: Category: :pa - :ਵਿਉਤਪੱਤੀ|ਵਿਉਤਪੱਤੀ {{f}}


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    External links

    * Inter: R:Webster 191 » 3
    Translation: ar » derivation
    Translation: cy » derivation
    Translation: et » derivation
    Translation: el » derivation
    Translation: es » derivation
    Translation: eo » derivation
    Translation: fr » derivation
    Translation: ko » derivation
    Translation: io » derivation
    Translation: id » derivation
    Translation: it » derivation
    Translation: kn » derivation
    Translation: ml » derivation
    Translation: my » derivation
    Translation: no » derivation
    Translation: pl » derivation
    Translation: ru » derivation
    Translation: sv » derivation
    Translation: ta » derivation
    Translation: te » derivation
    Translation: tr » derivation
    Translation: vi » derivation
    Translation: zh » derivation

    dérivation at English (WD) Of Explained:

    ==French==

    Etymology

    From Inter: suffix » dériver|ation|lang=fr

    Noun

    Inter: fr-noun » f|sort=derivation
  • diversion
    1. derivation


    Translation: el » dérivation
    Translation: fr » dérivation
    Translation: io » dérivation
    Translation: mg » dérivation
    Translation: sv » dérivation
    Translation: tr » dérivation
    Translation: vi » dérivation