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Synonyms for bias
ˈbaɪ əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bias, prejudice, preconception(noun)

    a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation

    Synonyms:
    preconceived notion, prejudice, preconceived opinion, prepossession, parti pris, diagonal, preconceived idea, preconception

    Antonyms:
    parallel, perpendicular

  2. diagonal, bias(adj)

    a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric

    Synonyms:
    prejudice, virgule, solidus, separatrix, diagonal, slash, stroke, preconception

    Antonyms:
    parallel, perpendicular

  3. bias(verb)

    slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric

    "a bias fold"

    Antonyms:
    perpendicular, parallel

  4. bias(verb)

    influence in an unfair way

    "you are biasing my choice by telling me yours"

    Synonyms:
    predetermine

    Antonyms:
    perpendicular, parallel

  5. bias, predetermine(verb)

    cause to be biased

    Synonyms:
    predetermine

    Antonyms:
    perpendicular, parallel

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bias

    In some cases a thing is spoken of as bent where the parts make an angle; but oftener to bend is understood to be to draw to or through a curve; as, to bend a bow. To submit or yield is to bend the mind humbly to another's wishes. To incline or influence is to bend another's wishes toward our own; to persuade is to draw them quite over. To warp is to bend silently through the whole fiber, as a board in the sun. To crook is to bend irregularly, as a crooked stick. Deflect, deviate, and diverge are said of any turning away; deviate commonly of a slight and gradual movement, diverge of a more sharp and decided one. To bias is to cut across the texture, or incline to one side; in figurative use always with an unfavorable import. Mold is a stronger work than bend; we may bend by a superior force that which still resists the constraint; as, a bent bow; we mold something plastic entirely to some desired form.

    Synonyms:
    bend, bow, crook, curve, deflect, deviate, diverge, incline, influence, mold, persuade, stoop, submit, turn, twine, twist, warp, yield

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bias(n.)

    Synonyms:
    inclination, bent, leaning, tendency, predilection, prepossession, proclivity, proneness, propensity, partiality, prejudice, disposition, predisposition, turn, PENCHANT

  2. bias(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    influence, incline, prejudice, dispose, predispose

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bias(n)

    Synonyms:
    bent, proneness, predisposition, prejudice

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How to use bias in a sentence?

  1. Kirsten Gillibrand:

    If you ask the question, is there gender bias in America today? Absolutely, is there gender bias in every industry? Absolutely. But I think for each of us, we can overcome it.

  2. Jim Hood:

    Ninety-nine percent of it dealt with what we attorneys general were unanimous for( and) was within our authority. That was antitrust and privacy issues, one percent of the conversation, bias was discussed.

  3. Bill Keenan:

    I think essentially it's because of lower interest rates, after the Brexit, interest rates moved lower globally and the main change has probably been the Fed staying on hold. The RBA is thought to have an easing bias and interest rates are key driver of the share market.

  4. J. Willard Marriott:

    Customer needs may vary, but their bias for quality never does.

  5. Richard Burr:

    The committee has spent the last 16 months reviewing the sources, tradecraft and analytic work underpinning the intelligence community assessment and sees no reason to dispute the conclusions, the committee continues its investigation, and I am hopeful that this installment of the committee’s work will soon be followed by additional summaries providing the American people with clarity around Russia’s activities regarding U.S. elections. Whether Russian authorities sought to meddle in the 2016 election to help Trump prevail has been a key point of contention between House and Senate intelligence committees. SEVEN KEY HIGHLIGHTS FROM BOMBSHELL WATCHDOG REPORT INTO DOJ, FBI BIAS In May,Senate Intelligence Committee leaders backed the 2017 intel community report that formally accused Russia of trying to interfere in the election to the Trump campaign's benefit. The Russian effort was extensive, sophisticated and ordered by President Putin himself for the purpose of helping Donald Trump and hurting Hillary Clinton, top Senate committee Democrat Mark Warner said in a joint statement at the time. On Tuesday, Warner said the committee's review had confirmed those findings.


Translations for bias

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  • تحيز, انحيازArabic
  • prejudici, tendència, biaix, predisposicióCatalan, Valencian
  • zaujetí, předpojatostCzech
  • Voreingenommenheit, BefangenheitGerman
  • προκατάληψηGreek
  • tendencia, preferencia, prejuicio, predisposición, sesgo, parcialidad, inclinación, predilecciónSpanish
  • تعصبPersian
  • parti-pris, préjugéFrench
  • elfogultság, részrehajlásHungarian
  • կողմնակալություն, կողմնապահությունArmenian
  • biasIndonesian
  • predilezione, preferenza, tendenza, predisposizione, inclinazione, pregiudizio, polarizzazioneItalian
  • studiumLatin
  • vooringenomenheid, vooroordeelDutch
  • partiskhet, partisk, FordomNorwegian
  • stronniczośćPolish
  • tendência, viés, distorção, tendenciosidadePortuguese
  • предубеждение, смещениеRussian
  • partiskhetSwedish
  • önyargıTurkish
  • 偏压Chinese

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