Terms vs Derivative - What's the difference?

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As a noun terms

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As an adjective derivative is





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    (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':f'(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'(3) = 2 * 3 = 6.


    * (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


    * coincidental


    * (finance) option, warrant, swap, convertible security, convertible, convertible bond, credit default swap, credit line note, financial futures contract, financial future, total return swap.