Derivation Definition

dĕrə-vāshən
derivations
noun
derivations
A deriving or being derived.
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Descent or origination.
Webster's New World
Something derived; a derivative.
Webster's New World
The source or origin of something.
Webster's New World
The origin and development of a word; etymology.
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Other Word Forms of Derivation

Noun

Singular:
derivation
Plural:
derivations

Origin of Derivation

  • From Middle French dérivation, from Latin derivatio.

    From Wiktionary

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