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Synonyms for deviationˌdi viˈeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    a variation that deviates from the standard or norm

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

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

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

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


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