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Definitions of derived

  1. formed or developed from something else; not original; "the belief that classes and organizations are secondary and derived"- John Dewey Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

Usage examples for derived

  1. There was a time in Germany it appears when a man adopted an oath as deliberately as he might take to a trade, it being only necessary, to bring it within the licensed pale, that it should be derived from the symbols of his own or his father's occupation. – A Cursory History of Swearing by Julian Sharman
  2. Price also pointed out the fact that only a small number of persons had derived advantages from these reserves. – Lord Elgin by John George Bourinot