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Synonyms for bias

Noun

1. bias, prejudice, preconception, partiality, partisanship
usage: a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
2. diagonal, bias, straight line
usage: a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric

Verb

1. bias, prejudice, prepossess
usage: influence in an unfair way; "you are biasing my choice by telling me yours"
2. bias, predetermine, prejudice, prepossess
usage: cause to be biased

Adjective

1. bias, oblique (vs. parallel) (vs. perpendicular)
usage: slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric; "a bias fold"
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