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1. bias

noun. ['ˈbaɪəs'] a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation.

Synonyms

  • tendentiousness
  • racism
  • partisanship
  • preconception
  • Islamophobia
  • taboo
  • irrational hostility
  • tabu
  • prejudice
  • experimenter bias
  • partiality

Antonyms

  • fairness
  • permissible
  • profane
  • derestrict

Etymology

  • biasis (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • biais (Old Provençal (to 1500))

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Rhymes with Bias

  • himalayas
  • zacharias
  • mcdyess
  • matthias
  • mathias
  • impious
  • elias
  • darius
  • vyas
  • pius
  • pious
  • kious
  • dyess
  • dyas
  • byus
  • byas

How do you pronounce bias?

Pronounce bias as baɪəs.

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Sentences with bias


1. Noun, singular or mass
Thread the bias tape or thin rope through the "sleeve."

2. Adjective
See directions for attaching bias tape [here.

Quotes about bias


1. 'Halal in the Family' will expose a broad audience to some of the realities of being Muslim in America. By using satire, we will encourage people to reconsider their assumptions about Muslims, while providing a balm to those experiencing anti-Muslim bias. I also hope those Uncles and Aunties out there will crack a smile!
- Aasif Mandvi

2. A good self-esteem level is mostly dependant on how we value ourselves without any bias.
- Stephen Richards, Boost Your Self Esteem

3. Homeschool history tells of more than two centuries of home-teaching influence on American education, although it has been largely obscured by the drawn curtains of conventional bias.
- Raymond S. Moore, School Can Wait

2. bias

adjective. ['ˈbaɪəs'] slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric.

Antonyms

  • perpendicular

Etymology

  • biasis (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • biais (Old Provençal (to 1500))

3. bias

verb. ['ˈbaɪəs'] influence in an unfair way.

Synonyms

  • prepossess
  • prejudice

Antonyms

  • light
  • lightness
  • heaviness

Etymology

  • biasis (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • biais (Old Provençal (to 1500))

4. bias

noun. ['ˈbaɪəs'] a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric.

Synonyms

  • straight line

Antonyms

  • advantage
  • dislike

Etymology

  • biasis (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • biais (Old Provençal (to 1500))

5. bias

verb. ['ˈbaɪəs'] cause to be biased.

Synonyms

  • weight
  • slant
  • predetermine
  • prepossess
  • prejudice

Antonyms

  • reentrant angle
  • oblique angle
  • straighten
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • biasis (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • biais (Old Provençal (to 1500))
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