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derivar

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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to originate from; used with "de")
a. to derive from
La celebración de la Navidad deriva del festival romano de la Saturnalia.Christmas celebrations derive from the Roman festival of Saturnalia.
b. to come from
Mi miedo a los perros deriva de una mala experiencia de pequeña.My fear of dogs comes from a bad experience when I was a child.
c. to arise from
La mayoría de los problemas que tuvo el negocio derivaron de la falta de capital.Most of the business's problems arose from lack of capital.
d. to stem from
La pasión de Nacho por el óleo deriva de su afición por experimentar.Nacho's passion for oil painting stems from his love of experimenting.
2. (to culminate; used with "en")
a. to result in
La guerra civil derivó en la división del país en varios territorios.The civil war resulted in the country's division into different territories.
b. to lead to
Este escándalo podría derivar en la remoción del funcionario de su cargo.This scandal could lead to the removal of the official from his post.
c. to end in
Se espera que las reuniones deriven en la firma de un acuerdo.It is hoped that the meetings will end in the signing of an agreement.
3. (to change direction)
a. to turn
Su disconformidad con la nueva política del partido la llevó a derivar hacia la izquierda.Her disagreement with the party's new policy caused her to turn toward the left.
4. (nautical)
a. to drift
El barco derivó a causa de la marejada.The ship drifted because of the heavy swell.
5. (linguistics)
a. to derive from
La palabra "economía" deriva de la palabra griega "oikonomos".The word "economy" derives from the Greek word "oikonomos."
b. to come from
La palabra "yoga" deriva de la raíz "yuj", que significa "unión".The word "yoga" comes from the root "yuj," which means "union."
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
6. (electricity)
a. to shunt
El regulador está derivando la corriente hacia el acumulador.The regulator is shunting the current towards the accumulator.
7. (to reroute)
a. to divert
El policía derivó el tráfico de la carretera tras el accidente.The policeman diverted the traffic off the road after the accident.
8. (mathematics)
a. to derive
El profesor de matemáticas explicó una regla para derivar funciones.The math teacher explained a rule for deriving functions.
9. (to direct)
a. to steer
Marta derivó la conversación hacia otro tema para no tener que dar su opinión.Marta steered the conversation toward another subject so as not to have to give an opinion.
derivarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
10. (to begin)
a. to arise
Los celos de Juan se derivaron de la actitud cariñosa de su novia con otros.Juan's jealousy arose from his girlfriend being affectionate with other men.
11. (linguistics)
a. to derive from
La palabra "almohada" se deriva del árabe.The Spanish word "almohada" derives from the Arabic.
b. to be derived from
"Holos" y "kaustos" son las dos palabras griegas de las cuales se deriva "holocausto"."Holos" and "kaustos" are the two Greek words from which "holocaust" is derived.
c. to come from
La expresión "cantar las cuarenta" se deriva del juego del tute.The expression "cantar las cuarenta" comes from the card game called "tute."
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derivar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (desviar)
a. to divert
derivó el debate hacia otro temahe steered the debate onto another topic
2. (mathematics)
a. to derive
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (desviarse)
a. to change direction, to drift
4. (proceder)
a.
derivar deto derive from
5. (acabar)
a.
derivar ento end in
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
6. (general)
a. to be derived from, to come from
palabras que se derivan del griegowords which come from Greek
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derivar
intransitive verb
1
derivar de algo (provenir de) to derive from sth; esta palabra deriva del griego this word derives from o is derived from the Greek; esta crisis deriva de una mala política financiera this crisis stems from o springs from bad financial policy; de estos datos se deriva que ... from this it follows that ...
2
derivar en algo (tener como resultado) to lead to sth; result in sth; esto derivó en la pérdida de las colonias this led to o resulted in the loss of the colonies
la tensión derivó en una guerra total una discusión que derivó en pelea
derivó en tragedia it ended in tragedy
3
derivar hacia algo to turn to sth; la conversación derivó hacia otros temas the conversation moved on to o turned to different topics; en su vejez su interés derivó hacia la literatura in his old age his interest turned to literature
4 (Náutica) to drift
transitive verb
1 [+carretera, río] to divert
derivaron la carretera para que no pasara por el centro de la ciudad
2 [+conversación, charla] to divert; steer
derivó el debate hacia temas menos controvertidos he diverted o steered the discussion towards less controversial subjects
3 (Matemáticas) to derive
4 (Electricidad y Eléctronica) to shunt
pronominal verb
derivarse
derivarse de algo [+palabra, término] to derive from sth; be derived from sth
la bonanza económica se deriva de una política correcta
derivar
intransitive verb
(Náutica) to drift
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