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discrepancy

[ dih-skrep-uhn-see ]SEE DEFINITION OF discrepancy

Synonyms for discrepancy

  • difference
  • disparity
  • distinction
  • divergence
  • error
  • inconsistency
  • miscalculation
  • variation
  • contrariety
  • discordance
  • dissimilarity
  • dissimilitude
  • dissonance
  • divergency
  • incongruity
  • otherness
  • split
  • unlikeness
  • variance
  • alterity
  • dissemblance
  • far cry
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Antonyms for discrepancy

  • accord
  • agreement
  • alikeness
  • likeness
  • sameness
  • similarity
  • concordance
  • concurrence
  • consistency
  • harmony
  • parity
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISCREPANCY

Still, the size of a discrepancy does not make any difference.

The discrepancy of dates is based on the difference of the two calendars.

She seemed quite unaware of the discrepancy, but he was aware of it.

There was too great a discrepancy between his knowledge of the situation and its appearance.

In no other State is the discrepancy so great in the salary of men and women teachers.

The discrepancy between his looks and what she thought of him disturbed her.

There is some discrepancy in what constitutes standard varieties of walnuts.

Footnote 274: There is some discrepancy in the accounts of the time of Clarence's departure.

There would be no discrepancy between the profession and the practice.

The other editors have not realized that there is any discrepancy to be explained.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c. (discrepance), from Latin discrepantia "discordance, discrepancy," from discrepantem (nominative discrepans), present participle of discrepare "sound differently, differ," from dis- "apart, off" (see dis-) + crepare "to rattle, crack." Related: Discrepancies.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DISCREPANCY

contradiction

nounvariance to something
  • bucking
  • conflict
  • confutation
  • contravention
  • defiance
  • denial
  • difference
  • disagreement
  • discrepancy
  • dispute
  • dissension
  • gainsaying
  • incongruity
  • inconsistency
  • negation
  • opposite
  • opposition
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