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deviate

noun

1 deviate

A person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior.

synonyms: degenerate, deviant, pervert.

Dutch: afvallige, perverseling, afwijkeling, abnormaal, afwijkend, dégeneré, gedegenereerde
Polish: dewiant, dewiat, zboczeniec



verb

1 deviate

Turn aside; turn away from.

synonym: divert.

Roget 245: be curved, etc. adj.; curve, sweep, sway, swag, sag; deviate etc. 279; curl, turn; reenter.    ... show more

Roget 279: alter one's course, deviate, depart from, turn, trend; bend, curve etc. 245; swerve, heel, bear off; gybe, wear.    ... show more

2 deviate

Be at variance with; be out of line with.

synonyms: depart, diverge, vary.

Roget 20a: vary etc. (change) 140; deviate etc. 279; diverge etc. 291; alternate, swerve.   

Roget 140: change, alter, vary, wax and wane; modulate, diversify, qualify, tamper with; turn, shift, veer, tack, chop, shuffle, ... show more

Roget 291: diverge, divaricate, radiate; ramify; branch off, glance off, file off; fly off, fly off at a tangent; spread, scatter, disperse etc. ... show more

Dutch: afwijken

3 deviate

Cause to turn away from a previous or expected course.

Dutch: afwijken

adjective

1 deviate

Markedly different from an accepted norm.

synonyms: aberrant, deviant.

Polish: dewiacyjny


Moby thesaurus: alter, ameliorate, angle, angle off, be changed, be converted into, be distinct, be distinguished, be in error, be mistaken, be renewed, be wrong, bear off, bend, bias, bottom out, branch off, break, bypass, change ... show more.

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