derivative English
Adjective
( en adjective)
Obtained by derivation; not radical, original, or fundamental.
 a derivative''' conveyance; a '''derivative word
Imitative of the work of someone else.
(legal, copyright) 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.
Noun
( en noun)
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 derivative of $f:f(x)\; =\; x^2$ is $f\text{'}:f\text{'}(x)\; =\; 2x$
(calculus) The value of this function for a given value of its independent variable.
 The derivative of $f(x)\; =\; x^2$ at x = 3 is $f\text{'}(3)\; =\; 2\; *\; 3\; =\; 6$.
Synonyms
* (something derived) spinoff
* (finance) contingent claim
* derived function
Derived terms
* arithmetic derivative
* directional derivative
* exterior derivative
*
* partial derivative
* symmetric derivative
* time derivative
* total derivative
* weak derivative
Antonyms
* coincidental
Hyponyms
* (finance) option, warrant, swap, convertible security, convertible, convertible bond, credit default swap, credit line note, financial futures contract, financial future, total return swap.

affirmative English
Adjective
( en adjective)
pertaining to truth; asserting that something is ; affirming
 an affirmative answer
pertaining to any assertion or active confirmation that favors a particular result
positive
 an affirmative vote
Confirmative; ratifying.
 an act affirmative of common law
dogmatic
* Berkeley
 Lysicles was a little disconcerted by the affirmative air of Crito.
(logic) Expressing the agreement of the two terms of a proposition.
(algebra) positive; not negative
Derived terms
* affirmative action
Noun
( en noun)
Yes; an answer that shows agreement or acceptance.
 That's an affirmative Houston, the space shuttle has lost the secondary thrusters.
 104 good buddy. That's an affirmative  the tractor trailer is in the ditch at the side of the highway.
(grammatical terminology) An answer that shows agreement or acceptance.
(obsolete) An assertion.
* 1646 , Sir Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica , III.17:
 that every hare is both male and female, beside the vulgar opinion, was the affirmative of Archelaus, of Plutarch, Philostratus, and many more.
See also
* affirmative sentence

