derive (v.) Old form(s): deriue , deriues
inherit, fall heir to
AW I.i.43[Countess to Lafew, of Helena] She derives her honesty and achieves her goodness
AYL I.iii.60[Rosalind to Duke Frederick] Treason is not inherited ... / Or, if we did derive it from our friends, / What's that to me?
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