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synonyms for derive from

  • emanate
  • originate
  • stem from
  • descend
  • flow
  • head
  • issue
  • proceed
  • rise
  • spring from
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How to use derive from in a sentence

Ethel's mind was in too irritated and tumultuous a state for her to derive her usual solace from Cube Root.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
This morning's study of Brazilian history in the original language is one great advantage I derive from my removal into town.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
England was to have thirty members more than had originally been contemplated, but Ireland was not to derive any such advantage.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Believing he was still sleeping, she hoped he would derive much benefit from this restful slumber.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
From which of any number of dozen little families in Cunningham we should derive, God knows!
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
It is true that the authorities from whom we derive our knowledge of the Greek notation are post-classical.
THE MODES OF ANCIENT GREEK MUSICDAVID BINNING MONRO
The skin is the only advantage, trifling as it is, which man can derive from this dreadful animal.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
Thus the cheese of Gerome, in the Vosges, is supposed to derive a peculiar taste from the Lorena salt with which it is cured.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
If He derive it from thought, He is not great by himself; or at least, He is no more sovereignly great.
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 3PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
The Stoics themselves recognize this by saying that all things derive their essence from matter.
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 3PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
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