Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: verb

Definitions: (verb) If A is derived from B , A comes from B in the way that one idea comes from another.

Examples: (verb) Many current theories about learning are derived from Piaget’s earlier theories. (verb) He derives a lot of pleasure from teaching.

Synonyms: verbs: determine, develop.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 1 B