Meaning of DEVIATION in English

DEVIATION

n. Function: noun

1 departure from a course or procedure or from a norm or standard FF1C; no deviation from traditional methods was permitted FF1E;

Synonyms: aberration, deflection, departure, divergence, diversion, turning

Related Words: alteration, change, modification, variation; breach, transgression, violation; anomaly, failing, fault; blunder, error, lapse

Contrasted Words: accordance, agreement, conformance, conformity, correspondence

2

Synonyms: TURN 2, bend, deflection, double, shift, tack, yaw

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.