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Synonyms for deviation
ˌdi viˈeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deviation, divergence, departure, difference(noun)

    a variation that deviates from the standard or norm

    "the deviation from the mean"

    Synonyms:
    deviance, passing, departure, remainder, exit, difference of opinion, difference, loss, leaving, divergence, deflexion, going, release, digression, disagreement, deflection, diversion, dispute, divagation, variance, expiration, going away, discrepancy, divergency, conflict

  2. deviation(noun)

    the difference between an observed value and the expected value of a variable or function

    Synonyms:
    deflection, divergence, digression, divagation, deviance, deflexion, diversion, departure, difference

  3. deviation(noun)

    the error of a compass due to local magnetic disturbances

    Synonyms:
    deflection, divergence, digression, divagation, deviance, deflexion, diversion, departure, difference

  4. deviation, deviance(noun)

    deviate behavior

    Synonyms:
    deflection, divergence, aberrancy, digression, divagation, deviance, deflexion, aberration, aberrance, diversion, departure, difference

  5. diversion, deviation, digression, deflection, deflexion, divagation(noun)

    a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)

    "a diversion from the main highway"; "a digression into irrelevant details"; "a deflection from his goal"

    Synonyms:
    diversionary attack, warp, departure, excursion, difference, parenthesis, excursus, deflexion, deviance, bending, digression, deflection, refraction, diversion, divagation, aside, divergence, recreation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deviation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    divergence, departure, depression, divarication, turning, aberration

  2. deviation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    difference, variation, variance, change, alteration

  3. deviation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    error, offence, iniquity, sin

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. deviation(n)

    Synonyms:
    swerving, deflection, digression, divergence

How to pronounce deviation?

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How to say deviation in sign language?

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How to use deviation in a sentence?

  1. Zhou Hao:

    Many traditionally reliable indicators such as power output and rail freight have shown a serious deviation from GDP growth, nobody knows what's the real economic growth.

  2. Aristotle:

    The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.

  3. Zhou Hao:

    Many traditionally reliable indicators such as power output and rail freight have shown a serious deviation from GDP growth, nobody knows what’s the real economic growth.

  4. Advocate General Priit Pikamae:

    A passenger biting other passengers and attacking the cabin crew trying to calm him down, resulting in the deviation of a Lisbon-Fortaleza flight to the nearest airport in order to disembark this passenger and his baggage, leading to a flight delay, falls under the concept of extraordinary circumstances.

  5. Cobb Scott:

    It surprised, I think, all of us doing this analysis that the effects were not bigger than we found, but I would say that the clinical significance of a quarter of a standard deviation is somewhat questionable.


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