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Definition of deviate:

  1. To turn aside from the way; to stray or swerve from the path of duty; to err.

Common misspellings for deviate:

deviat, diviate, deveate, devaite, devate.

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This graph shows how "deviate" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for deviate:

  1. Stas declared that he himself at the command of the " Good Mzimu" sent it, and in saying that he did not deviate from the truth, for it appeared that the " great fetish" was plainly one of the kites, despatched from Mount Linde. "In Desert and Wilderness" , Henryk Sienkiewicz.
  2. But a small stone caused it to deviate slightly, and, instead of striking Beau Arthur, it came in contact with Monsieur Courbichon's legs. "Monsieur Cherami" , Charles Paul de Kock.
  3. This assumption may not be quite true, but even though the orbit should deviate considerably from this position, it will still present the phenomenon of the double lines whose displacement will now show something less than the true velocities of the stars in their orbits, since the spectroscope measures only that component of the whole velocity which is directed toward the earth, and it is important to note that the real orbits and masses of these spectroscopic binaries, as they are called, will usually be somewhat larger than those indicated by the spectroscope, since it is only in exceptional cases that the orbit will be turned exactly edgewise to us. "A Text-Book of Astronomy" , George C. Comstock.

Quotes for deviate:

  1. Remember that in every single case in history the process of adaptation has been one of exceeding slowness. Do not look for the impossible, but do not let your path deviate from the quiet and steadfast insistence on full opportunities for your powers. - Franz Boas
  2. I wanted to acquire an education, work extremely hard and never deviate from my goal, to make it. - Taylor Caldwell
  3. I think everyone has a certain kind of formula in their life. When you deviate from that formula, you're going to fail big or you're gonna win big. - Sylvester Stallone

Rhymes for deviate:

  1. abbreviate, alleviate.

Idioms for deviate:

  1. deviate from sth
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