HyperDic: variance

English > 7 senses of the word variance:
NOUNeventvariance, discrepancy, variantan event that departs from expectations
communicationvariance, divisiondiscord that splits a group
cognitionvariancethe second moment around the mean
attributevariance, discrepancy, disagreement, divergencea difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions
attributevariance, variability, variablenessthe quality of being subject to variation
actvariancean official dispensation to act contrary to a rule or regulation / regulation (typically a building regulation)
actvariance, variationan activity that varies from a norm or standard
variance > pronunciation
Soundsveh'riyahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > variance: 7 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningAn event that departs from expectations.
Synonymsdiscrepancy, variant
Broaderdeviation, divergence, departure, differenceA variation that deviates from the standard or norm
Spanishdiscrepancia
English > variance: 7 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningdiscord that splits a group.
Synonymdivision
Broaderdiscord, dissensiondisagreement among those expected to cooperate
Spanishdesacuerdo, división
Catalandesacord, divisió
English > variance: 7 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe second moment around the mean; the expected value of the square of the deviations of a random variable from its mean value.
CategorystatisticsA branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
Narrowercovariance(statistics) the mean value of the product of the deviations of two variates from their respective means
standard deviationThe square root of the variance
BroadermomentThe n-th moment of a distribution is the expected value of the n-th power of the deviations from a fixed value
Spanishvariancia, varianza
Catalanvariància
English > variance: 7 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningA difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions.
Synonymsdiscrepancy, disagreement, divergence
Narrowerallowance, leeway, margin, toleranceA permissible / permissible difference
BroaderdifferenceThe quality of being unlike or dissimilar
Spanishdesacuerdo, discordancia, discrepancia, divergencia
Catalandesavinença, discrepància, divergència
English > variance: 7 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being subject to variation.
Synonymsvariability, variableness
Narrowerpersonal equationVariability attributable to individual differences
variednessCharacterized by variation
variegationVariability in coloration
Broaderchangeableness, changeabilityThe quality of being changeable
Oppositeinvariability, invariableness, invarianceThe quality of being resistant to variation
Spanishvariabilidad
Catalanvariabilitat
Adjectivesvariablemarked by diversity or difference
variantexhibiting variation and change
English > variance: 7 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningAn official dispensation to act contrary to a rule or regulation / regulation (typically a building regulation).
Example"a zoning variance"
BroaderdispensationAn exemption from some rule or obligation
English > variance: 7 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningAn activity that varies from a norm or standard.
Synonymvariation
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Spanishvariación
Catalanvariació
Adjectivesvariantdiffering from a norm or standard
Verbsvarybe at variance with

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