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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

    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

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

  3. deviation(noun)

    the error of a compass due to local magnetic disturbances

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

  4. deviation, deviance(noun)

    deviate behavior

    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)

    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.)

    divergence, departure, depression, divarication, turning, aberration

  2. deviation(n.)

    difference, variation, variance, change, alteration

  3. deviation(n.)

    error, offence, iniquity, sin

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