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Definitions of derivable word
- verb with object derivable to receive or obtain from a source or origin (usually followed by from). 1
- verb with object derivable to trace from a source or origin: English words derived from German. 1
- verb with object derivable to reach or obtain by reasoning; deduce; infer. 1
- verb with object derivable Chemistry. to produce or obtain (a substance) from another. 1
- verb with object derivable Grammar. to create (a new linguistic form) by adding affixes to or changing the shape of a root or base: The word “runner” is derived from “run.”. 1
- verb without object derivable to come from a source or origin; originate (often followed by from). 1
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Origin of derivable
First appearance:before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
1350-1400; Middle English diriven, deriven to flow, draw from, spring < Anglo-French, Old French deriver < Latin dērīvāre to lead off, equivalent to dē- de- + rīv(us) a stream + -āre infinitive suffix
Parts of speech for Derivable
A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.
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Synonyms for derivable
- a priori — An a priori argument, reason, or probability is based on an assumed principle or fact, rather than on actual observed facts.
- available — If something you want or need is available, you can find it or obtain it.
- determinable — able to be decided, fixed, or found out
- dogmatic — relating to or of the nature of a dogma or dogmas or any strong set of principles concerning faith, morals, etc., as those laid down by a church; doctrinal: We hear dogmatic arguments from both sides of the political spectrum.
- likely — probably or apparently destined (usually followed by an infinitive): something not likely to happen.
- deducible — to derive as a conclusion from something known or assumed; infer: From the evidence the detective deduced that the gardener had done it.
- deductive — Deductive reasoning involves drawing conclusions logically from other things that are already known.
Antonyms for derivable
- underivable — to receive or obtain from a source or origin (usually followed by from).
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