Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun deviate

1 sense of deviate

Sense 1
pervert, deviant, deviate, degenerate -- (a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior)
       => reprobate, miscreant -- (a person without moral scruples)

Antonyms of verb deviate

1 of 3 senses of deviate

Sense 2
deviate, vary, diverge, depart -- (be at variance with; be out of line with)
       Antonym of conform (Sense 1)
      => conform -- (be similar, be in line with)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb deviate

3 senses of deviate

Sense 1
deviate, divert -- (turn aside; turn away from)
       => turn -- (change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs")

Sense 2
deviate, vary, diverge, depart -- (be at variance with; be out of line with)
       => differ -- (be different; "These two tests differ in only one respect")

Sense 3
deviate -- (cause to turn away from a previous or expected course; "The river was deviated to prevent flooding")
       => divert -- (send on a course or in a direction different from the planned or intended one)

Antonyms of adj deviate

1 sense of deviate

Sense 1
aberrant, deviant, deviate -- (markedly different from an accepted norm; "aberrant behavior"; "deviant ideas")

INDIRECT (VIA abnormal) -> normal -- (conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal; "serve wine at normal room temperature"; "normal diplomatic relations"; "normal working hours"; "normal word order"; "normal curiosity"; "the normal course of events")

Similarity of adj deviate

1 sense of deviate

Sense 1
aberrant, deviant, deviate -- (markedly different from an accepted norm; "aberrant behavior"; "deviant ideas")
       => abnormal (vs. normal), unnatural -- (not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm; "abnormal powers of concentration"; "abnormal amounts of rain"; "abnormal circumstances"; "an abnormal interest in food")

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