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derives

verb
present tense third-person singular of derive

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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

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“Derives.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/derives. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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