Definition of DERIVATIVE

noun : DERIVATIVE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) a compound obtained from, or regarded as derived from, another compound ;

  • 4. (

    ) (linguistics) a word that is derived from another word; "`electricity' is a derivative of `electric'" ;

Adjective : DERIVATIVE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) resulting from or employing derivation; "a derivative process"; "a highly derivative prose style" ;


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