derivation - noun

  • the source or origin from which something derives (i.e. comes or issues)
  • (historical linguistics) an explanation of the historical origins of a word or phrase
  • a line of reasoning that shows how a conclusion follows logically from accepted propositions
  • (descriptive linguistics) the process whereby new words are formed from existing words or bases by affixation
  • inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline
  • drawing of fluid or inflammation away from a diseased part of the body
  • drawing off water from its main channel as for irrigation
  • the act of deriving something or obtaining something from a source or origin
  • derivation - thesaurus

    ancestry   deriving   etymologizing   filiation   lineage  

    Scrabble score for derivation

    d is 2 e is 1 r is 1 i is 1 v is 4 a is 1 t is 1 i is 1 o is 1 n is 1
    Scrabble score = 14

    Please note that scrabble only allows seven tiles to be placed at once.

    generated at 03:39:26 on 28-04-24

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