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Definitions of derive
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. 2
v. t. - To receive, as from a source or origin; to obtain by descent or by transmission; to draw; to deduce; -- followed by from. 2
v. t. - 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 obtain one substance from another by actual or theoretical substitution; as, to derive an organic acid from its corresponding hydrocarbon. 2
v. i. - To flow; to have origin; to descend; to proceed; to be deduced. 2

The word "derive" uses 6 letters: D E E I R V.

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after derive (in bold), or to deeirv in any order:
d -   derived   g -   diverge   grieved   l -   deliver   relived   reviled   p -   deprive   predive   r -   deriver   redrive   s -   derives   deviser   diverse   revised   t -   riveted   v -   revived  

Shorter words found within derive:
de   dee   deer   dere   dev   die   dire   dive   diver   dree   drive   ed   eide   eider   er   ere   eve   ever   id   ire   ired   re   red   rede   ree   reed   rei   reive   rev   rid   ride   rive   rived   vee   veer   vide   vie   vied   vier  

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