French translation of 'derive'
- (= get)
to derive sth from [pleasure, benefit]
tirer qch deto derive sth from doing sth [benefit, pleasure, satisfaction]
trouver qch dans le fait de faire qch
to be derived from [word]
être dérivé(e) de
- (= come)
to derive from [word]
dériver de[wealth, power, feeling]
Example Sentences Including 'derive'
Baxter realized that the young man before him would derive considerable comfort from a verdict against the System.Forests of the Night
Her husband appeared to derive his greatest satisfaction from showing the world that his Cynthia had today what they would want tomorrow.The Innocents at Home (A Superintendent Kenworthy novel)
May have to ring you when it comes, to read it to you, as Dan doesn't derive the proper enjoyment from it.AND GOD CREATED THE AU PAIR (2005)
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Translation of derive from the Collins English to French Dictionary