Synonyms for bias

Synonyms for (noun) bias

Synonyms: bias, preconception, prejudice

Definition: a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation

Similar words: partiality, partisanship

Definition: an inclination to favor one group or view or opinion over alternatives


Synonyms: diagonal, bias

Definition: a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric

Similar words: straight line

Definition: a line traced by a point traveling in a constant direction; a line of zero curvature

Usage: the shortest distance between two points is a straight line

Synonyms for (verb) bias

Synonyms: predetermine, bias

Definition: cause to be biased

Similar words: prejudice, prepossess

Definition: influence (somebody's) opinion in advance


Synonyms: bias

Definition: influence in an unfair way

Usage: you are biasing my choice by telling me yours

Similar words: prejudice, prepossess

Definition: influence (somebody's) opinion in advance

Synonyms for (adjective) bias

Synonyms: bias

Definition: slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric

Usage: a bias fold

Similar words: oblique

Definition: slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled

Usage: the oblique rays of the winter sun; acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles; the axis of an oblique cone is not perpendicular to its base