# HyperDic: deviation

 NOUN event deviation, divergence, departure, difference a variation that deviates from the standard or norm cognition deviation the difference between an observed value and the expected value of a variable or function attribute deviation the error of a compass due to local magnetic disturbances act deviation, deviance deviate behavior act deviation, diversion, digression, deflection, deflexion, divagation a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern / concern / concern)
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Meaning Example A variation that deviates from the standard or norm. "the deviation from the mean" divergence, departure, difference discrepancy, variance, variant An event that departs from expectations driftage The deviation (by a vessel or aircraft) from its intended course due to drifting / drifting inflection, flection, flexion deviation from a straight or normal course variation, fluctuation An instance of change desviación, diferencia, divergencia, partida desviació, diferència, divergència deviate be at variance with
Meaning Category The difference between an observed value and the expected value of a variable or function. statistics A branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters mean deviation, mean deviation from the mean The arithmetic mean of the absolute values of deviations from the mean of a distribution outlier An extreme / extreme deviation from the mean statistic A datum that can be represented numerically desviación desviació deviate be at variance with
Meaning Broader The error of a compass due to local magnetic disturbances. erroneousness, error inadvertent incorrectness desviación desviació deviate be at variance with
Meaning Synonym deviate behavior. deviance abnormality, irregularity behavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom / custom or morality desviación desviació deviate be at variance with
Meaning Synonyms A turning aside (of your course or attention or concern / concern / concern). diversion, digression, deflection, deflexion, divagation red herring Any diversion intended to distract attention from the main issue turn, turning The act of changing or reversing the direction of the course desviación, desvío, digresión desviació, desviament, digressió deviate turn aside deviate cause to turn away from a previous or expected course