Grown men blow for their lives and the primal joy they seem to derive is indescribable.
Paul adamantly insisted that the message he preached did not derive from the apostles before him.
If that is so—and the facts on their face indicate that it might be—we can derive some consolation.
And when there are assaults, she said, “you derive energy from that…you turn negative force to more momentum.”
What conflicts do exist between them derive from misunderstanding and accident.
And out of this state of things, Burgoyne hoped to derive some substantial benefit.
It would be a rather poor way to derive the pride of aristocracy.
Like Janissaries, they derive a kind of freedom from the very condition of their servitude.
All abstractions are supposed by Hegel to derive their meaning from one another.
But what benefit would she derive from this proof of the marquis's villany?
late 14c., from Old French deriver "to flow, pour out; derive, originate," from Latin derivare "to lead or draw off (a stream of water) from its source" (in Late Latin also "to derive"), from phrase de rivo (de "from" + rivus "stream;" see rivulet). Etymological sense is 1550s. Related: Derived; deriving.
derive de·rive (dĭ-rīv')
v. de·rived, de·riv·ing, de·rives
To obtain or receive from a source.
To produce or obtain a chemical compound from another substance by chemical reaction.