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synonyms for derivation

  • ancestry
  • basis
  • beginning
  • descent
  • etymology
  • foundation
  • genealogy
  • inception
  • origin
  • provenance
  • provenience
  • spin-off
  • well
  • wellspring
  • whence it came
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antonyms for derivation

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  • completion
  • conclusion
  • end
  • ending
  • finish
  • goal
  • outcome
  • result
  • termination
  • consequence
  • effect
  • outgrowth
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How to use derivation in a sentence

The system, or its future derivations, could potentially act as a micro-brain surrogate for testing neurological drugs, or gaining insights into the neurocomputation powers of different species or brain regions.
800,000 NEURONS IN A DISH LEARNED TO PLAY PONG IN JUST FIVE MINUTESSHELLY FANOCTOBER 18, 2022SINGULARITY HUB 
The determination of micro intents by analyzing the SERPs allows the derivation of certain types of content that users expect for a search term.
HOW TO USE 12 MICRO INTENTS FOR SEO AND CONTENT JOURNEY MAPPINGOLAF KOPPJULY 18, 2022SEARCH ENGINE LAND
I also had the nerve to find minor gaps in certain derivations that just didn’t sit right with me.
HOW I ESCAPED MY TROUBLES THROUGH SCIENCE - ISSUE 104: HARMONYSUBODH PATILAUGUST 25, 2021NAUTILUS
The French adopt the same derivation, calling it "asbeste" (minèral filamenteux et incombustible).
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
Its similarity with the numerous derivatives of the verb damno have probably obscured the true derivation of the word.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
His method is hence inductive,--the derivation of certain principles from a sum of given facts and phenomena.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
In a word, the term contains a series of expressive innuendos by its etymological derivation.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
Another etymological example sometimes cited is the derivation of the English uncle from the Latin avus.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
In the derivation of words, I found most of them defective; nor, indeed, were any of them good grammarians.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
Across the hall from it, also of antique derivation, was the Star Chamber.
THE STATUS CIVILIZATIONROBERT SHECKLEY
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WORDS RELATED TO DERIVATION

  • ancestor
  • antecedent
  • antecessor
  • blood
  • breed
  • breeding
  • derivation
  • descent
  • extraction
  • forebear
  • forefather
  • foregoer
  • foremother
  • forerunner
  • genealogy
  • heritage
  • house
  • kindred
  • line
  • lineage
  • origin
  • parentage
  • pedigree
  • precursor
  • primogenitor
  • progenitor
  • race
  • source
  • stock
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.