The new idea of making the said Dorito shell spicier and adding a splash of lime is derivative at best.
It was all derivative of other stuff that had been done, and they were all so lame!
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The euro crisis also follows the housing and derivative meltdown of 2008, and is that much more acute because of that context.
It used to be that when intellectuals heard the word “derivative,” they thought about what Marx took from Hegel.
This untranslatable word is a derivative of the Icelandic Gandr, and means magic of the black or malefic sort.
Marriage for money is the modern form or derivative of marriage by purchase.
It is with reference to such affairs that thought is derivative; it is with reference to them that it intervenes or mediates.
The use of a Greek derivative gives notice that you are scientific.
The idea of the only God is at the root,—it is primitive; polytheism is derivative.
derivative de·riv·a·tive (dĭ-rĭv'ə-tĭv)
Something obtained or produced by modification of something else.
A chemical compound that may be produced from another compound of similar structure in one or more steps.
In calculus, the slope of the tangent line to a curve at a particular point on the curve. Since a curve represents a function, its derivative can also be thought of as the rate of change of the corresponding function at the given point. Derivatives are computed using differentiation.