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DERIVED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does derived mean? 

DERIVED (adjective)
  The adjective DERIVED has 1 sense:

1. formed or developed from something else; not original

  Familiarity information: DERIVED used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DERIVED (adjective)


Sense 1derived [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Formed or developed from something else; not original

Context example:

the belief that classes and organizations are secondary and derived

Similar:

copied; traced (derived by copying something else; especially by following lines seen through a transparent sheet)

derivable (capable of being derived)

derivative (resulting from or employing derivation)

plagiarised; plagiaristic; plagiarized (copied and passed off as your own)

Antonym:

underived (not derived; primary or simple)


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