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derive
used in Wuthering Heights

2 uses
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Definition
to get something from something else

(If the context doesn't otherwise indicate where something came from, it is generally from reasoning—especially deductive reasoning.)
  • If she desired to go, she might: the nuisance of her presence outweighs the gratification to be derived from tormenting her!'
    Chapter 14 (63% in)
  • Both doors and lattices were open; and yet, as is usually the case in a coal-district, a fine red fire illumined the chimney: the comfort which the eye derives from it renders the extra heat endurable.
    Chapter 32 (20% in)

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