1. Noun.  (sociology) A person with deviant behaviour; a deviant, degenerate or pervert.
  2. Noun.  (statistics) A value equal to the difference between a measured variable factor and a fixed or algorithmic reference value.
  3. Verb.  (intransitive) To go off course from; to change course; to change plans.
  4. Verb.  (intransitive) To fall outside of, or part from, some norm; to stray.

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