Synonyms of derivative in English:

derivative


See definition of derivative

adjective

1‘her poetry was mannered and derivative’

SYNONYMS

imitative, unoriginal, uninventive, non-innovative, unimaginative, uninspired

copied, plagiarized, plagiaristic, second-hand, secondary, echoic

trite, hackneyed, clichéd, stale, tired, worn out, flat, rehashed, warmed-up, stock, banal

informal copycat, cribbed, old hat, hacky

ANTONYMS

original


noun

1‘laudanum is a derivative of opium’

SYNONYMS

by-product, spin-off, offshoot, subsidiary product

2‘the word ‘samurai’ is a derivative of a verb meaning ‘to serve’’

SYNONYMS

derived word, descendant