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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. Heather Metcalf:

    Gender bias plays out in the selection of whose invention is worth patenting and what kinds of support we are offering people.

  2. Michael McCarthy:

    There is a clear bias to the upside with the supply restrictions, and there's a much-better-than-expected demand picture after the recent China and U.S. PMI numbers, along with a potential kicker from any U.S.-China trade agreement.

  3. Mark Toner:

    As an expression of our deeply-held conviction that this bias must be addressed in order for the Council to realize its legitimate purpose, the United States decided not to attend the Council's Item Seven General Debate session.

  4. Ted Weisberg:

    The Fed is the 800-pound gorilla, but it's an 800-pound gorilla that's been pushed back in its cage, and it's not going anywhere, i would have to think that the bias will continue to be on the positive side for the market.

  5. 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.


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
  • 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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