Definitions for Discrepancydɪˈskrɛp ən si

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dis•crep•an•cydɪˈskrɛp ən si(n.)(pl.)-cies.

  1. the state or quality of being discrepant.

  2. an instance of being discrepant.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discrepancy, disagreement, divergence, variance(noun)

    a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions

    "a growing divergence of opinion"

  2. discrepancy, variance, variant(noun)

    an event that departs from expectations


  1. discrepancy(Noun)

    An inconsistency between facts or sentiments.

    They found a discrepancy between the first set of test results and the second, and they're still trying to figure out why.

  2. discrepancy(Noun)

    The state or quality of being discrepant.

  3. Origin: From discrepantia, from discrepans, from discrepō, from crepō. See also discrepant.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Discrepancy(noun)

    the state or quality of being discrepant; disagreement; variance; discordance; dissimilarity; contrariety

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disagreement or difference.

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