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de·rive

(dĭ-rīv′)
v.
1. To obtain or receive from a source.
2. To produce or obtain a chemical compound from another substance by chemical reaction.
References in classic literature ?
It happened that a distinguished astronomer selected a beautiful seat, that was placed on the very margin of our position, as a favorite spot for his observations and discourses; from a recollection of the latter of which, in particular, I still derive indescribable satisfaction.
They derive their origin from a deep religious and contemplative feeling, and also from an observation of curious mental phenomena.
If they should derive less benefit, therefore, from the Union in some respects than the less distant States, they will derive greater benefit from it in other respects, and thus the proper equilibrium will be maintained throughout.
The variables that were used to derive the indices and scales are presented in the order they appear in the instruments.