adjective see deviate I

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  • Deviatory — De vi*a*to*ry, a. Tending to deviate; devious; as, deviatory motion. [R.] Tully. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deviatory — index circuitous, divergent, errant, indirect Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • deviatory — See deviator. * * * …   Universalium

  • deviatory — adj. of an abnormality, of an unusual characteristic, of a deviation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deviatory — dēviāˈtory adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑deviate …   Useful english dictionary

  • deviation — deviatory /dee vee euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, deviative, adj. /dee vee ay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of deviating. 2. departure from a standard or norm. 3. Statistics. the difference between one of a set of values and some fixed value, usually the mean… …   Universalium

  • deviate — I. verb ( ated; ating) Etymology: Late Latin deviatus, past participle of deviare, from Latin de + via way more at way Date: circa 1633 intransitive verb 1. to stray especially from a standard, principle, or topic 2. to depart from an established …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • indirect — I Adjective allusive, ambagious, backhanded, circuitous, circumambulating, circumlocutory, covert, crooked, desultory, deviating, deviatory, devious, devius, digressing, digressive, excursive, hidden, implicit, labyrinthine, meandering, non… …   Law dictionary

  • circuitous — I adjective ambagious, anfractuous, anguilliform, anguine, circumfluent, circumambulating, circumfluous, circumlocutory, complicated, contorted, convoluted, convolution, crooked, curved, deviating, deviatory, devious, digressive, discursive, eel… …   Law dictionary

  • divergent — I adjective aberrant, bifurcate, bifurcated, branching, departing, deviating, deviative, deviatory, different, differing, discrepant, disharmonious, disparate, dissimilar, divaricating, diverging, diverse, diversified, eccentric, factional,… …   Law dictionary

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