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Definition of Derivation

8 Definitions of Derivation

The definition of derivation, the meaning of word Derivation

Is derivation a scrabble word? Yes!

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

5 Synonyms of Derivation

Derivation is worth 14 points in Words with Friends and 16 points in Words with Friends
There are 10 letters in derivation: A D E I I N O R T V