Synonyms and Antonyms of derive

  1. to form an opinion or reach a conclusion through reasoning and information <from the summit, he was able to derive his location from the position of several prominent landmarks> Synonyms conclude, decide, deduce, infer, extrapolate, gather, judge, make out, reason, understandRelated Words assume, suppose; conjecture, guess, speculate, surmise; construe, interpret, read; contemplate, philosophize, rationalize, think; ascertain, dope (out), find out

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