English dictionary

bias meaning and definition

BIAS noun

Definition of bias (noun)

  1. a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
  2. a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric

BIAS verb

Definition of bias (verb)

  1. influence in an unfair way
    • "you are biasing my choice by telling me yours"
  2. cause to be biased

BIAS adjective

Definition of bias (adjective)

  1. slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric
    • "a bias fold"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet