verb (used without object), de·vi·at·ed, de·vi·at·ing.
verb (used with object), de·vi·at·ed, de·vi·at·ing.
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH deviatedeviant, deviate
Example sentences from the Web for deviate
Many money managers are judged by how well they perform against the S&P, giving them an incentive to own Tesla to avoid deviating from the index.Why Tesla’s inclusion in the S&P 500 index matters|John Detrixhe|December 21, 2020|Quartz
In cases where a coach deviates from established norms, they will at least remain consistent with respect to their worldviews.
If you deviated from these optimal values, the second and third players would both have the advantage over you, each with a greater than one-third chance of winning.
These differences, while relatively small, are important because they deviate from earlier experiments on gender and the responsiveness of public officials.Women Politicians More Likely To Reply To People Who Reach Out In Need, Study Shows|LGBTQ-Editor|October 19, 2020|No Straight News
The policymakers directed then-Attorney General Stuart Rabner, who is now chief justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court, to draft guidelines for prosecutors to describe the rare occasions they could deviate from the mandatory minimum jail time.
I think that these people have all deviated from their original—well Britta never really had a plan.It’s Britta, Bitch: Gillian Jacobs on Community’s Repilot, Foot Fetishes, and Communists|Kevin Fallon|January 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Throughout his career, Hobsbawm never deviated from the Communist Party line set in Moscow.
The old Chippewa has never deviated from the faith of his fathers, as he still adheres to all their rites and ceremonies.
The guides, through ignorance, deviated so far into the interior, that the sea was no longer in sight.
By what right is it assumed that a state of rest is the particular state which cannot be deviated from without special cause?A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive|John Stuart Mill
Captain Baudin had deviated from the instructions given him by the Institute.Celebrated Travels and Travellers|Jules Verne
I have never,' he adds, 'intentionally deviated from this sense.'The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)|Leslie Stephen