Synonyms of variance


1. discrepancy, variance, variant, deviation, divergence, departure, difference

usage: an event that departs from expectations

2. division, variance, discord, dissension

usage: discord that splits a group

3. variance, moment

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

4. discrepancy, disagreement, divergence, variance, difference

usage: a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions; "a growing divergence of opinion"

5. variability, variableness, variance, changeableness, changeability

usage: the quality of being subject to variation

6. variance, dispensation

usage: an official dispensation to act contrary to a rule or regulation (typically a building regulation); "a zoning variance"

7. variation, variance, activity

usage: an activity that varies from a norm or standard; "any variation in his routine was immediately reported"

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Definition and meaning of variance (Dictionary)