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  Words related to deviation

Related / Similar Words: diversion, digression, deflection, deflexion, divagation, deviance, divergence, departure, difference

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • deviate behavior;
  • the error of a compass due to local magnetic disturbances;
  • the difference between an observed value and the expected value of a variable or function;
  • a variation that deviates from the standard or norm; "the deviation from the mean";

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    Hyponyms: red herring, outlier, mean deviation, mean deviation from the mean, discrepancy, variance, variant, driftage, inflection, flection, flexion

     

    Derivational Morphology: digress, stray, divagate, wander, deflect, bend, turn away, deviate, divert, vary, diverge, depart, distinguish, mark, differentiate, separate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart

     

     
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