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DERIVATION

'DERIVATION' is a 10 letter word starting with D and ending with N

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for DERIVATION

4 letter words

HEAD - LINE - RACE - RISE - ROOT - SEED - SEPT - SIDE - STEM - WELL

5 letter words

AFFIX - BIRTH - BLOOD - BREED - EVENT - FRUIT - HOUSE - INFIX - ISSUE - MORPH - RADIX - STOCK - THEME

6 letter words

BRANCH - EFFECT - EPONYM - ETYMON - FAMILY - LEGACY - ORIGIN - PHYLUM - PREFIX - RESULT - SEQUEL - SOURCE - STIRPS - STRAIN - SUFFIX - TAKING - UPSHOT - WHENCE

7 letter words

COGNATE - COPYING - CUTTING - DESCENT - DOUBLET - EPONYMY - GENESIS - GETTING - GRAMMAR - HARVEST - LINEAGE - MOCKING - OUTCOME - PRODUCT - RADICAL - RECEIPT - SEQUELA - SEQUENT - TAPROOT

8 letter words

ADOPTION - ANCESTRY - DERIVING - ENCLITIC - FOUNTAIN - FREE FORM - ILLATION - MALE LINE - MORPHEME - OFFSHOOT - ORIGINAL - PARADIGM - PASTICHE - PEDIGREE - PIRATING - PLAGIARY - RECEIVAL - SEQUENCE

9 letter words

ACCIDENCE - ADMISSION - ALLOMORPH - BEGINNING - BLOODLINE - BY-PRODUCT - COROLLARY - DEDUCTION - ETYMOLOGY - FILIATION - FORMATIVE - GENEALOGY - IMITATION - INCEPTION - INDUCTION - INFERENCE - OFFSPRING - OUTGROWTH - PASTICCIO - PHILOLOGY - PHONETICS - PHONOLOGY - PRIMITIVE - PROCLITIC - RECEIVING - RECEPTION - RESULTANT - SEMANTICS - SPEAR SIDE - SWORD SIDE

10 letter words

ACCEPTANCE - ADMITTANCE - AFFIXATION - ASSUMPTION - CONCEPTION - CONCLUSION - CONSEQUENT - DECLENSION - DERIVATION - DERIVATIVE - DIRECT LINE - DISTILLATE - EXTRACTION - FEMALE LINE - FOUNDATION - GLOSSOLOGY - GLOTTOLOGY - GRAPHEMICS - GRASS ROOTS - IC ANALYSIS - INFIXATION - INFLECTION - LEXICOLOGY - MORPHEMICS - MORPHOLOGY - PLAGIARISM - PROVENANCE - SIMULATION - SUCCESSION - SYNTACTICS - WELLSPRING

11 letter words

ACQUISITION - AFFILIATION - CONJUGATION - CONSEQUENCE - DEVELOPMENT - DISTAFF SIDE - EVENTUALITY - EVENTUATION - LINGUISTICS - ORIGINATION - PALEOGRAPHY - PRECIPITATE - PREFIXATION - PROVENIENCE - SPINDLE SIDE - SUFFIXATION - WORD HISTORY

12 letter words

BOWWOW THEORY - COMMENCEMENT - DIALECTOLOGY - GLOSSEMATICS - INFRINGEMENT

13 letter words

APPARENTATION - APPROPRIATION - BOUND MORPHEME - CONSANGUINITY - FOLK ETYMOLOGY - LANGUAGE STUDY - LINE OF DESCENT - STRUCTURALISM - WORD FORMATION - WORD-FORMATION

14 letter words

BORROWED PLUMES - COMMON ANCESTRY - DINGDONG THEORY - LOGICAL OUTCOME

15 letter words

MORPHOPHONEMICS - SEMANTIC HISTORY

16 letter words

DIFFERENCE OF FORM - GLOTTOCHRONOLOGY - LEXICOSTATISTICS - SOCIOLINGUISTICS

17 letter words

LINGUISTIC SCIENCE - MORPHEMIC ANALYSIS - PSYCHOLINGUISTICS

19 letter words

LINGUISTIC GEOGRAPHY

21 letter words

HISTORICAL LINGUISTICS

22 letter words

COMPARATIVE LINGUISTICS - DESCRIPTIVE LINGUISTICS

23 letter words

MATHEMATICAL LINGUISTICS

27 letter words

TRANSFORMATIONAL LINGUISTICS

28 letter words

IMMEDIATE CONSTITUENT ANALYSIS

Definition of derivation

  • the act of deriving something or obtaining something from a source or origin
  • drawing off water from its main channel as for irrigation
  • drawing of fluid or inflammation away from a diseased part of the body
  • a line of reasoning that shows how a conclusion follows logically from accepted propositions
  • the source or origin from which something derives (i.e. comes or issues); "he prefers shoes of Italian derivation"; "music of Turkish derivation"
  • (descriptive linguistics) the process whereby new words are formed from existing words or bases by affixation; "`singer' from `sing' or `undo' from `do' are examples of derivations"



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