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1. deviate

verb. ['ˈdiːviːˌeɪt'] turn aside; turn away from.

Synonyms

  • straggle
  • detour
  • sidetrack
  • yaw
  • divert
  • turn
  • digress

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • stay
  • take office
  • enter

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Rhymes with Deviate

  • abbreviate
  • alleviate

Sentences with deviate


1. Noun, singular or mass
Never shop without a list and don’t deviate from it while in the store.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
When dealing with patients and their diseases, many situations deviate from the expected pattern.

3. Verb, base form
When knitting a hat, you have the freedom to deviate from the pattern without sacrificing fit.

2. deviate

verb. ['ˈdiːviːˌeɪt'] be at variance with; be out of line with.

Synonyms

  • differ
  • negate
  • vary
  • contradict
  • diverge
  • aberrate
  • belie

Antonyms

  • equal
  • relax
  • tense
  • boil

3. deviate

adjective. ['ˈdiːviːˌeɪt'] markedly different from an accepted norm.

Synonyms

  • aberrant
  • deviant
  • abnormal

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • unneurotic
  • incorrupt
  • approbate

4. deviate

noun. ['ˈdiːviːˌeɪt'] a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior.

Synonyms

  • miscreant
  • letch
  • lech
  • nympho
  • sodomite
  • sod
  • pervert
  • sadist
  • lecher
  • pedophile
  • fetishist
  • satyr
  • masochist
  • deviant
  • sodomist
  • nymphomaniac
  • reprobate
  • degenerate
  • child molester
  • sadomasochist
  • pederast
  • bugger
  • paederast

Antonyms

  • masochist
  • accept
  • recuperate
  • better

5. deviate

verb. ['ˈdiːviːˌeɪt'] cause to turn away from a previous or expected course.

Synonyms

  • divert
  • shunt

Antonyms

  • gather
  • deposit
  • heat
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