Words Like LEEWAY

We have put together a list of words that are similar to LEEWAY.

8 Alternative Words Similar to leeway

1 Allowance Noun      Synonym Words Like Allowance
2 Margin Noun      Synonym Words Like Margin
3 Tolerance Noun      Synonym Words Like Tolerance
4 Disagreement Noun      Synonym Words Like Disagreement
5 Discrepancy Noun      Synonym Words Like Discrepancy
6 Divergence Noun      Synonym Words Like Divergence
7 Drift Noun      Synonym Words Like Drift
8 Variance Noun      Synonym Words Like Variance

10 definitions of leeway

1 The lateral movement of a ship to the leeward of her course; drift.
2 a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
3 (of a ship or plane) sideways drift
4 The drift of a ship or an aircraft to leeward of the course being steered.
5 A margin of freedom or variation, as of activity, time, or expenditure; latitude. See Synonyms at room.
6 The lateral movement of a ship to the leeward of her course, or the angle formed between the line of the ship's keel and the line which she actually describes through the water; the deviation from her true course which a vessel makes by drifting to leeward.
7 Hence Loss of progress in general; a falling behind; retrogression: as, to be making leeway financially.
8 The drift of a ship or airplane in a leeward direction.
9 A varying degree or amount of freedom or flexibility; margin, latitude, elbowroom.
10 An adverse discrepancy or variation in a cumulative process, usually in make up leeway.
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