Deviate and Vary


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Deviate verb – Be at variance with; be out of line with.
Vary is a synonym for deviate in differ topic. In some cases you can use "Vary" instead a verb "Deviate", when it comes to topics like activity, direction, diverge, stray from normal path. popular alternative
Nearby Words: deviation, deviant, deviating, deviance
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Vary verb – To be unlike; to not be the same.
Usage example: opinions by experts on the subject vary

Deviate is a synonym for vary in change topic. You can use "Deviate" instead a verb "Vary", if it concerns topics such as activity, direction, differ. popular alternative
Nearby Words: varied, various, varying
Synonyms for Vary

Common collocations

bit deviate bit vary bit
times deviate times vary times
ways deviate ways vary ways
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