1. (v. t.) To deduce from a premise; to trace the origin, descent, or derivation of\; to recognize transmission of; as, he derives this word from the Anglo-Saxon.

2. (v. t.) To turn the course of, as water; to divert and distribute into subordinate channels; to diffuse; to communicate; to transmit; -- followed by to, into, on, upon.

3. (v. t.) To receive, as from a source or origin; to obtain by descent or by transmission; to draw; to deduce; -- followed by from.

4. (v. t.) To obtain one substance from another by actual or theoretical substitution; as, to derive an organic acid from its corresponding hydrocarbon.

5. (v. i.) To flow; to have origin; to descend; to proceed; to be deduced.

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