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derive

verb

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 of derive conclude, decide, deduce, infer, extrapolate, gather, judge, make out, reason, understandWords Related to derive assume, suppose; conjecture, guess, speculate, surmise; construe, interpret, read; contemplate, philosophize, rationalize, think; ascertain, dope (out), find out



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