to show aside or divert, as water or any other fluid, from the normal program or channel: since, to derive liquid through the primary channel or present into horizontal rivulets.
Figuratively, to make apart; divert.
to attract or obtain, because from a source or origin, or by regular transmission: as, to derive a few ideas from the sensory faculties; to derive training from a book; his estate hails from their forefathers.
Specifically To draw or get (a word) from a more original root or stem: as, the phrase ‘rule’ comes from the Latin; ‘feed’ is derived from ‘food.’ See derivation
To deduce, as from premises; trace, as from a source or source: concerning an individual topic.
To communicate or move from one to another, as by descent.