derive-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: develop from or receive from a source

Commentary: Syntax Includes: NP1[recipient] DERIVE from/through NP2[source] NP1[theme] DERIVE from NP2[source]

Foy admitted that each year he derived income from the golf tournament.
The EU is not a State; it derives its authority from its Member States.
From the Niels Bohr he derived the concept of the social and dialogical character of scientific invention.
Jules argues that he derived citizenship through his mother, because she applied for naturalization before he turned 18.
I'm told the word git derives from Arabic, where it describes a pregnant camel, of all things.
TextBox does not match a System.Web.UI.Control type even though it derives from it.

VerbNet: appear-48.1.1
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: derive.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3, 4, 5

Sense Number 2: infer, deduce

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent] DERIVE NP2[patient]

How did Newton derive his second law of motion?
He derived statistical algorithms for cell counting and cell identification.
From this starting point, she derives two startling metaphysical possibilities.

VerbNet: create-26.4, deduce-97.2
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1