1. Adjective.  Imitative of the work of someone else.
  2. Adjective.  (legal, copyright) Referring to a work, such as a translation or adaptation, based on another work that may be subject to copyright restrictions.
  3. Adjective.  (finance) Having a value that depends on an underlying asset of variable value.
  4. Adjective.  Lacking originality.
  5. Noun.  Something derived.
  6. Noun.  (linguistics) A word that derives from another one.
  7. Noun.  (finance) A financial instrument whose value depends on the valuation of an underlying asset; such as a warrant, an option etc.
  8. Noun.  (chemistry) A chemical derived from another.
  9. Noun.  (calculus) The derived function of a function.
  10. Noun.  (calculus) The value of this function for a given value of its independent variable.

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