Synonyms for (noun) deviation

Synonyms: divagation, diversion, deviation, digression, deflection, deflexion

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

Usage: a diversion from the main highway; a digression into irrelevant details; a deflection from his goal

Similar words: turn, turning

Definition: the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course

Usage: he took a turn to the right


Synonyms: deviance, deviation

Definition: deviate behavior

Similar words: irregularity, abnormality

Definition: behavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom or morality


Synonyms: deviation

Definition: the error of a compass due to local magnetic disturbances

Similar words: erroneousness, error

Definition: inadvertent incorrectness


Synonyms: deviation

Definition: the difference between an observed value and the expected value of a variable or function

Similar words: statistic

Definition: a datum that can be represented numerically


Synonyms: departure, deviation, difference, divergence

Definition: a variation that deviates from the standard or norm

Usage: the deviation from the mean

Similar words: variation, fluctuation

Definition: an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change