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See also: dérivative
- Obtained by derivation; not radical, original, or fundamental.
- a derivative conveyance
- a derivative word
- Imitative of the work of someone else.
- 1979, Woody Allen, Manhattan, spoken by Mary (Diane Keaton):
- No, I really felt it was very derivative. To me it it looked like it was straight out of Diane Arbus, but it had none of the wit.
- (law, copyright law) Referring to a work, such as a translation or adaptation, based on another work that may be subject to copyright restrictions.
- (finance) Having a value that depends on an underlying asset of variable value.
- Lacking originality.
- 2021 April 27, Amanda Hess, “Inject the Vaccine Fan Fiction Directly Into My Veins”, in The New York Times, ISSN 0362-4331:
- People started talking about the pandemic as if it were itself a television show; as the second wave hit last fall, they griped about the derivative writing on Covid Season 2.
obtained by derivation
imitative of the work of someone else
(copyright) referring to a work based on another work
(finance) having a value that depends on an underlying asset
derivative (plural derivatives)
- Something derived.
- (linguistics) A word that derives from another one.
- (finance) A financial instrument whose value depends on the valuation of an underlying asset; such as a warrant, an option etc.
- (chemistry) A chemical derived from another.
- (calculus) The derived function of a function (the slope at a certain point on some curve )
- The derivative of is
- (calculus) The value of this function for a given value of its independent variable.
- The derivative of at x = 3 is .
- (something derived): derivate, offshoot, spinoff
- (linguistics): derivate, derived word
- (finance): contingent claim
- (in analysis: function): derived function
- (finance): option, warrant, swap, convertible security, convertible, convertible bond, credit default swap, credit line note, financial futures contract, financial future, total return swap.
word that derives from another
financial instrument whose value depends on the valuation of an underlying instrument
chemical derived from another
in analysis: function — see derived function
in analysis: value
- inflection of :