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On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to derivation, such as: ancestry, basis, beginning, descent, etymology, and foundation.

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How to use derivation in a sentence

  • The French adopt the same derivation, calling it "asbeste" (minèral filamenteux et incombustible).

    Asbestos | Robert H. Jones
  • Its similarity with the numerous derivatives of the verb damno have probably obscured the true derivation of the word.

  • His method is hence inductive,--the derivation of certain principles from a sum of given facts and phenomena.

  • In a word, the term contains a series of expressive innuendos by its etymological derivation.

  • Another etymological example sometimes cited is the derivation of the English uncle from the Latin avus.

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