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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bias  \Bi"as\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Biased}  (b[imac]"ast);  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Biasing}.] 
  To  incline  to  one  side  to  give  a  particular  direction  to  to 
  influence;  to  prejudice;  to  prepossess. 
 
  Me  it  had  not  biased  in  the  one  direction,  nor  should 
  it  have  biased  any  just  critic  in  the  counter 
  direction.  --De  Quincey. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  biased 
  adj  1:  favoring  one  person  or  side  over  another;  "a  biased  account 
  of  the  trial";  "a  decision  that  was  partial  to  the 
  defendant"  [syn:  {colored},  {one-sided},  {slanted}] 
  2:  excessively  devoted  to  one  faction  [syn:  {one-sided}] 




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