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Definitions of deviate

  1. a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. be at variance with; be out of line with Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. turn aside; turn away from Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. cause to turn away from a previous or expected course; "The river was deviated to prevent flooding" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. To go out of the way; to turn aside from a course or a method; to stray or go astray; to err; to digress; to diverge; to vary. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To cause to deviate. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To turn aside; diverge; wander. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. To change the direction or position of. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. To go from the way: to turn aside from a certain course: to err. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. To stray; turn aside. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. To turn aside; wander; diverge; differ. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. To turn aside from the way; to stray or swerve from the path of duty; to err. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. To turn aside from the common way or method; to wander from the right path or course; to err; to go astray. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. having behavior differing from that which is normal or expected, especially in an undesirable or socially disapproved manner; as, deviate behavior. dictgcide_fs
  15. a person having behavior differing from that which is normal or socially acceptable; used especially to characterize persons whose sexual behavior is considered morally unacceptable. dictgcide_fs
  16. d[=e]'vi-[=a]t, v.i. to go from the way: to turn aside from a certain course: to err.--v.t. to cause to diverge.--ns. DEVI[=A]'TION, a going out of the way: a turning aside; error; D[=E]'VIATOR, one who deviates.--DEVIATION OF THE COMPASS, departure of the mariner's compass from the magnetic needle, due to the ship's magnetism--either from the iron of which it is built or the iron which it carries. [L. devi[=a]re, -[=a]tum--de, from, via, a way.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  17. Turn aside, diverge, (from course, rule, truth, &c., or abs.), digress. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary

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