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derive
used in Love's Labour's Lost

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.)
  • From women's eyes this doctrine I derive: They are the ground, the books, the academes, From whence doth spring the true Promethean fire.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — The same (80% in)
  • From women's eyes this doctrine I derive: They sparkle still the right Promethean fire; They are the books, the arts, the academes, That show, contain, and nourish, all the world; Else none at all in aught proves excellent.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — The same (91% in)

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