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EN[dɪˈɹaɪvd]
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    Definition of derived in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFderiveSGderivesPRderivingPREdé-
    1. simple past tense and past participle of derive.
    2. AdjectiveBFderive
      1. (systematics) Of, or pertaining to, conditions unique to the descendant species of a clade, and not found in earlier ancestral species.
        1. (comparable, archaic, taxonomy) Possessing features believed to be more advanced or improved than those other organisms.
          1. product of derivation.
            1. The French language is derived from Latin.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • In the Human Protein atlas, protein expression levels are classified into high, medium or low and are derived by inmunohystochemical staining.
            • Again, if we use an adequate code system, with the help of modern information technology, we can derive from our anagraphical registers a lot of information useful for improving our decision making.
            • Researchers assumed that there was no venom without a delivery system, and so they concluded that venomousness must be a highly derived trait seen in a relatively small fraction of all snake species.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Apocarpous fruits are the ancestral state in Acronychia and subapocarpous and fully syncarpous fruits are derived.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Uncomparable adjectives
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Participles
                  • Past participles
                  • Verb simple past forms
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              Source: Wiktionary

              Meaning of derived for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "derived" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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