Definition for discrepancy

noun as in conflict, disagreement


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Example Sentences

A buyer, of course, can walk away if the appraisal reveals a massive discrepancy.

The discrepancy can be chalked up to a decline in the average selling price of the products.

There’s going to be discrepancies if you deal with 100 of something.

From Ozy

The PPP loan program, however, has faced discrepancies in how loans were allocated across race and gender.

From Fortune

Those additional terms are expected to be too small to account for the discrepancy.

Tweedy had gone online to research a small discrepancy in a pair of Mormon texts.

"The discrepancy may have been that we really don't see black or white among our colleagues," Zoll said.

By no means does this discrepancy indicate that Barnard is necessarily safer for women.

But there is a discrepancy in the way masturbation is discussed in regards to men and women.

He claims in his complaint that the agency never clarified the discrepancy nor did it pay Shanklin the $35,000.

How, then, are we to explain this extraordinary discrepancy between human power and resulting human happiness?

There was, of course, a ridiculous discrepancy between this latter demand and the magnitude of his fortune.

By this method a line can be reserved for each hand, and any discrepancy in the scores at once rectified.

Westphal attributes this strange discrepancy to the accidental displacing of some words in the MSS.

This consideration brings the two places into such close agreement that any hypothesis involving discrepancy is most improbable.

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On this page you'll find 71 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to discrepancy, such as: difference, disparity, distinction, divergence, error, and inconsistency.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.