Synonyms for deviation

Grammar : Noun
Spell : dee-vee-ey-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : ˌdi viˈeɪ ʃən

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Définition of deviation

Origin :
  • 1640s, noun of action from deviate (v.). Statistical sense is from 1858. Related: Deviational.
  • noun change, departure
Example sentences :
  • The view from the summit, made up for the deviation from my route.
  • Extract from : « Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia » by Thomas Mitchell
  • We cannot help remarking the danger of the least deviation from the path of rectitude.
  • Extract from : « Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I » by Francis Augustus Cox
  • In all your dealings with her, can you tax yourself with no deviation from wisdom?
  • Extract from : « Is He Popenjoy? » by Anthony Trollope
  • Confound it, I can make allowance, sir, if you'll tell me your deviation!
  • Extract from : « Blow The Man Down » by Holman Day
  • The compass corrected for Variation and Deviation will show your course.
  • Extract from : « Lectures in Navigation » by Ernest Gallaudet Draper
  • No deviation or improvement that we could suggest had any effect in conciliating him.
  • Extract from : « Lives of the Engineers » by Samuel Smiles
  • He calculated the deviation in this case as of the 11th degree.
  • Extract from : « Kinematics of Mechanisms from the Time of Watt » by Eugene S. Ferguson
  • Another case is the metamorphosis or deviation of creative power.
  • Extract from : « Essay on the Creative Imagination » by Th. Ribot
  • In artillery, the deviation of a shot from the direction in which it is fired.
  • Extract from : « The Sailor's Word-Book » by William Henry Smyth
  • In Convallaria maialis a like deviation not unfrequently occurs.
  • Extract from : « Vegetable Teratology » by Maxwell T. Masters

Antonyms for deviation

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