HyperDic: bias

English > 5 senses of the word bias:
NOUNcognitionbias, prejudice, preconceptiona partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
shapebias, diagonala line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric
VERBcompetitionbiasinfluence in an unfair way
cognitionbias, predeterminecause to be biased
ADJECTIVEallbiasslanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric
bias > pronunciation
Soundsbay'ahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > bias: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningslanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric.
Example"a bias fold"
Broaderobliqueslanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled
Spanishdiagonal, inclinado, oblicuo, sesgado, soslayado, transversal
Catalandiagonal, esbiaixat, inclinat, oblic, transversal
English > bias: 5 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation.
Synonymsprejudice, preconception
NarrowerIslamophobiaprejudice against Muslims
experimenter bias(psychology) bias introduced by an experimenter whose expectations about the outcome of the experiment / experiment can be subtly communicated to the participants in the experiment / experiment
homophobiaprejudice against (fear or dislike of) homosexual people and homosexuality
irrational hostilityextreme / extreme prejudice
racismThe prejudice that members of one race are intrinsically superior to members of other races
taboo, tabuA prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature
tendentiousnessAn intentional and controversial bias
Broaderpartiality, partisanshipAn inclination to favor / favor one group or view or opinion over alternatives
Spanishinclinación, parcialidad, predisposición, prejuicio, sesgo
Catalanbiaix, prejudici
Verbsbiascause to be biased
biasinfluence in an unfair way
English > bias: 5 senses > noun 2, shape
MeaningA line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric.
Synonymdiagonal
Broaderstraight lineA line traced by a point traveling in a constant direction
Spanishdiagonal
Catalandiagonal
English > bias: 5 senses > verb 1, competition
MeaningInfluence in an unfair way.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"you are biasing my choice by telling me yours"
Narrowerhandicapattempt to forecast the winner (especially in a horse race) and assign odds for or against a contestant
Broaderprejudice, prepossessInfluence (somebody's) opinion in advance
Spanishpredisponer
Nounsbiasa partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
English > bias: 5 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningCause to be biased.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonympredetermine
Narrowerslant, angle, weightPresent with a bias
Broaderprejudice, prepossessInfluence (somebody's) opinion in advance
Spanishpredeterminar
Catalanpredeterminar
Nounsbiasa partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation

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