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deviate

adjective

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deviate

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of deviate

  1. a person who has sunk below the normal moral standard a sleazy bar that seemed to be an informal clubhouse for deviates Synonyms of deviate backslider, debauchee, debaucher, decadent, degenerate, libertine, perv, pervert, profligate, rake, rakehell, ripWords Related to deviate bankrupt, delinquent, derelict, incorrigible; blackguard, cad, heel, knave, miscreant, rascal, reprobate, rogue, scoundrel, villain; lecher, playboy, playgirl, satyrNear Antonyms of deviate saint


deviate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of deviate

  1. to change one's course or direction sailors forced to deviate from their course in order to avoid the storm Synonyms of deviate detour, turn, diverge, sheer, swerve, swing, turn off, veer, wheelWords Related to deviate tack, zigzag; double (back), turn back



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