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Example Sentences for "derive"

Many words used in formal written English are of French derivationMany words in English are derived from French.

Many words used in formal written English are of French derivation.

Gandhi once said, As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, keep it.

Penicillin is derived from a certain kind of mold.

The word automobile is derived from Greek and Latin words.

George couldn't derive any meaning from the poem.

The meaning of a word can sometimes be derived from its context.

One can derive some important conclusions using the results of a proper set of experiments.

Luc De Clapiers once observed that the fruit derived from labor is the sweetest of all pleasures.

Artist Henri Matisse once said that it is important to derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.

Roughly 25 percent of all prescription medicines in the United States are derived from plants.

Vincent van Gogh once stated that paintings have a life of their own that derives from the painter's soul.

Most modern European, Middle Eastern, and Indian languages are derived from the same family of languages, called Indo-European.

Bermuda's tourist industry derives 80% of its visitors from the United States.

A large percentage of the population of Paraguay derives their living from agricultural activity.

The beautiful temples of the Romans were derived from both Etruscan and Greek precedents.

Over four and a half million people in Indonesia derive their livelihood from fishing.

Sigmund Freud's psychoanalytic theories were based principally on descriptive data derived from case studies.

Their music is very derivative of the punk fad of the 1970s.

Learning the derivations of new words can help in understanding and remembering new vocabulary.

She sat in the middle of the garden, deriving great pleasure from the sight of her flowers.

All rivers and streams carry a certain amount of dissolved material which is derived principally from ground water.

Karl Marx believed that his theories were derived from the empirical study of history and society.


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