Synonyms of derivative
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• This may lead to excitement and to imitative behaviour.
offshootIf one thing is an offshoot of another, it has developed from that other thing.
• Psychology began as an offshoot of natural philosophy.
outgrowthSomething that is an outgrowth of another thing has developed naturally as a result of it.
• Her first book is an outgrowth of an art project she began in 1988.
Thesaurus for derivative from the Collins English Thesaurus