Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Deviate"

The meaning of "Deviate" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does deviate mean?
A: To be different from what is normal :)
Q: What does deviate mean?
A: To go off from the set path

Example sentences using "Deviate"

Q: Please show me example sentences with deviate.
A: Not exactly a common word, but deviate means to turn away from.

China does not deviate from communism
America does not deviate from democracy.
iPhone users do not deviate from Apple.
The boy deviated from school and became a problem.
The girl who deviated from the rule book, got punished.
Q: Please show me example sentences with deviate .
A: to deviate - to go off something (physically or abstractly)

Marie is deviating from our discussion.
The pilot deviated.

Q: Please show me example sentences with deviate.
A: When I am in the woods, sometimes I deviate from the path and walk in the leaves.

She isn't usual, when most people go to bed she deviates and instead starts working.
Q: Please show me example sentences with deviate .
A: 'we deviated from the road', 'he had a deviated septum', 'he's a deviant', 'don't deviate from my directions'

Synonyms of "Deviate" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between deviate and swerve ?
A: Deviate- to go against the norm

Swerve- to physically change direction, usually in a sudden way. Mostly used to describe traffic
Q: What is the difference between To deviate and To differ ?
A: Deviate: to get distracted/get of course (for example: Don't deviate from the agreed upon task.)
Differ: to dissagree or be different (for example: I beg to differ, meaning I think otherwise/differently. Or The second set of data differed from the first.)

Translations of "Deviate"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? deviate, the car deviate
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? deviate
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Other questions about "Deviate"

Q: Deviate, stray, veer, swerve

Are all of these ok to use but depending on how abrupt the deviation is?

I veered, swerved, deviated, strayed the car away from the people?
A: Yeah, come to think of it “deviate” is intransitive too. “The car deviates” is perfect.
Q: 「現象が複雑であるために、ある単純な理論から外れてしまう」ということを英語で表現したいのですが、動詞としては
"deviate" from a theory
を用いて問題ありませんか?
また、ほかによい表現があればご教授ください。
よろしくお願いいたします。
A: 私が考えられるのはこれだけです:
It doesn't conform to the theory.
Q: How to say and why?
1) Let's not to deviate from the subject
2) Let's not deviate from the subject
A: 2 because after conjugating, you get rid of the "to" unless there's another verb in front of it. for example:

"I don't want to deviate from the subject."
"I will not deviate from the subject."

in the first, i already conjugated "want" so i need the "to" there to separate the verbs but in the second, there is only one verb to the "to" isn't there

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