Synonyms for variance

Synonyms for (noun) variance

Synonyms: variance, variation

Definition: an activity that varies from a norm or standard

Usage: any variation in his routine was immediately reported

Similar words: activity

Definition: any specific behavior

Usage: they avoided all recreational activity


Synonyms: variance

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

Usage: a zoning variance

Similar words: dispensation

Definition: an exemption from some rule or obligation


Synonyms: variability, variableness, variance

Definition: the quality of being subject to variation

Similar words: changeability, changeableness

Definition: the quality of being changeable; having a marked tendency to change

Usage: the changeableness of the weather


Synonyms: divergence, disagreement, discrepancy, variance

Definition: a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions

Usage: a growing divergence of opinion

Similar words: difference

Definition: the quality of being unlike or dissimilar

Usage: there are many differences between jazz and rock


Synonyms: variance

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

Similar words: moment

Definition: the n-th moment of a distribution is the expected value of the n-th power of the deviations from a fixed value


Synonyms: division, variance

Definition: discord that splits a group

Similar words: discord, dissension

Definition: disagreement among those expected to cooperate


Synonyms: discrepancy, variance, variant

Definition: an event that departs from expectations

Similar words: departure, deviation, difference, divergence

Definition: a variation that deviates from the standard or norm

Usage: the deviation from the mean