What does Discrepancy mean?

Definitions for Discrepancydɪˈskrɛp ən si

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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

  2. Origin: [L. disrepantia: cf. OF. discrepance. See Discrepant.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Discrepancy

    dis-krep′an-si, or dis′krep-an-si, n. disagreement, variance of facts or sentiments—(obs.) Discrep′ance.—adj. Discrep′ant, contrary, disagreeing. [Through Fr. from L. discrepan(t)s, different—dis, asunder, and crepans, pr.p. of crepāre, to sound.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Discrepancy in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Discrepancy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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