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Synonyms of 'derive'

(verb) 
He is one of those people who derives pleasure from helping others.
Synonyms
obtain
Evans was trying to obtain a false passport.
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get
The problem was how to get enough food.
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receive
I received your letter.
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draw
He draws two conclusions from this.
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gain
Students can gain valuable experience doing part-time work.
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collect
They collected donations for a fund to help the earthquake victims.
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extract
He tried to extract further information from the witness.
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elicit
the question of how far police should go to elicit a confession
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glean
At present, we're gleaning information from all sources.
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procure
It was difficult to procure food and other daily necessitites.

phrasal verb

See derive from something

Additional synonyms

in the sense of collect
Definition
to receive payments of (taxes, dues, or contributions)
They collected donations for a fund to help the earthquake victims.
in the sense of draw
Definition
to formulate or decide
He draws two conclusions from this.
in the sense of elicit
Definition
to draw out (information) from someone
the question of how far police should go to elicit a confession
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