# Derivative definition

When artwork is heavily influenced by Monet and imitates Monet's style, this is an example of artwork that would be described as derivative.

A movie that is based on and inspired by an earlier film is an example of something that is derivative.

A highly derivative prose style.

*y*with respect to

*x*, often written dy/dx, is 3 when y = 3x)

A derivative conveyance; a derivative word.

The derivative of at x = 3 is .

A derivative word; a derivative process.

*electricity*from

*electric.*