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Synonyms for variance
ˈvɛər i əns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discrepancy, variance, variant(noun)

    an event that departs from expectations

    random variable, form, variation, division, strain, variate, chance variable, divergence, var., disagreement, variableness, variant, variability, version, stochastic variable, discrepancy, edition

  2. division, variance(noun)

    discord that splits a group

    segmentation, variation, partition, division, divergence, sectionalization, class, part, section, disagreement, naval division, variableness, air division, variability, variant, partitioning, discrepancy, sectionalisation

  3. variance(noun)

    the second moment around the mean; the expected value of the square of the deviations of a random variable from its mean value

    discrepancy, variableness, division, variant, variability, variation, disagreement, divergence

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

    a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions

    "a growing divergence of opinion"

    variability, discrepancy, variableness, division, difference, dissension, variant, dissonance, departure, variation, divergency, deviation, disagreement, divergence

  5. variability, variableness, variance(noun)

    the quality of being subject to variation

    discrepancy, variableness, division, variant, variability, variation, unevenness, disagreement, divergence

  6. variance(noun)

    an official dispensation to act contrary to a rule or regulation (typically a building regulation)

    "a zoning variance"

    discrepancy, variableness, division, variant, variability, variation, disagreement, divergence

  7. variation, variance(noun)

    an activity that varies from a norm or standard

    "any variation in his routine was immediately reported"

    edition, variation, fluctuation, division, divergence, magnetic variation, disagreement, mutant, variant, variability, mutation, version, magnetic declination, variableness, discrepancy, sport, pas seul

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. variance

    difference, disagreement, discord, estrangement, antagonism, strife, hostility, discrepancy

    unity, reconciliation, harmony, agreement, pacification, peace, accommodation, consent

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. variance(n.)

    disagreement, difference, discord, dissension, jarring

  2. variance(n.)

    (Law.) variation, want of conformity (as between the writ and the declaration, or between the allegation and the proof)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. variance(n)

    change, alteration, dissension, disagreement, difference, nonconformity

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How to use variance in a sentence?

  1. Richard Achiro:

    Men are using the supplements in a way that is risky both to their physical health and their health in terms of relationships and their own emotional wellbeing, it is an expression, or variance, of eating disorder behavior in these men.

  2. Roger Noll:

    In general, mega events usually cost more than they bring in for a city government, but there is lots of variance.

  3. Arko Ghosh:

    We measured people's brain activity using a bunch of electrodes on the scalp and what these maps indicate is essentially how much of the variance between people we could explain by just looking at the phone logs, so how much brain activity can be explained by looking at people's history of use on the phones alone.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    The difference between What They Said through their job Ad and What They Had upon selection as Ability, Skill and Knowledge in an incumbent, shows the same variance on his productivity with its cascading effect on the overall performance of the system and the same will reflect in the disparity between "What They Commit" and "What They Deliver" on part of their goods and services quality.

  5. Roger Noll:

    Frost belt cities do better because few people visit them in the winter, in general, mega events usually cost more than they bring in for a city government, but there is lots of variance.

Translations for variance

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  • rozptylCzech
  • VarianzGerman
  • varianzaSpanish
  • bariantzaBasque
  • erimielisyys, varianssi, eripuraisuusFinnish
  • varianceFrench
  • varianzaItalian
  • 分散Japanese
  • variantie, onverwacht, afwijkend, contradictorisch, tegenspraakDutch
  • wariancjaPolish
  • diferență, contradicție, discrepanță, variație, variereRomanian
  • расхождение, противоречие, разногласие, дисперсия, несоответствие, отклоне́ниеRussian

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