NOUN | event | variance, discrepancy, variant | an event that departs from expectations |
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communication | variance, division | discord that splits a group | |

cognition | variance | the second moment around the mean | |

attribute | variance, discrepancy, disagreement, divergence | a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions | |

attribute | variance, variability, variableness | the quality of being subject to variation | |

act | variance | an official dispensation to act contrary to a rule or regulation / regulation (typically a building regulation) | |

act | variance, variation | an activity that varies from a norm or standard |

Sounds | veh'riyahns | |
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Rhymes | abeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns... |

Meaning | An event that departs from expectations. | |
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Synonyms | discrepancy, variant | |

Broader | deviation, divergence, departure, difference | A variation that deviates from the standard or norm |

Spanish | discrepancia |

Meaning | discord that splits a group. | |
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Synonym | division | |

Broader | discord, dissension | disagreement among those expected to cooperate |

Spanish | desacuerdo, división | |

Catalan | desacord, divisió |

Meaning | The second moment around the mean; the expected value of the square of the deviations of a random variable from its mean value. | |
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Category | statistics | A branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters |

Narrower | covariance | (statistics) the mean value of the product of the deviations of two variates from their respective means |

standard deviation | The square root of the variance | |

Broader | moment | The n-th moment of a distribution is the expected value of the n-th power of the deviations from a fixed value |

Spanish | variancia, varianza | |

Catalan | variància |

Meaning | A difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions. | |
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Synonyms | discrepancy, disagreement, divergence | |

Narrower | allowance, leeway, margin, tolerance | A permissible / permissible difference |

Broader | difference | The quality of being unlike or dissimilar |

Spanish | desacuerdo, discordancia, discrepancia, divergencia | |

Catalan | desavinença, discrepància, divergència |

Meaning | The quality of being subject to variation. | |
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Synonyms | variability, variableness | |

Narrower | personal equation | Variability attributable to individual differences |

variedness | Characterized by variation | |

variegation | Variability in coloration | |

Broader | changeableness, changeability | The quality of being changeable |

Opposite | invariability, invariableness, invariance | The quality of being resistant to variation |

Spanish | variabilidad | |

Catalan | variabilitat | |

Adjectives | variable | marked by diversity or difference |

variant | exhibiting variation and change |

Meaning | An official dispensation to act contrary to a rule or regulation / regulation (typically a building regulation). | |
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Example | "a zoning variance" | |

Broader | dispensation | An exemption from some rule or obligation |

Meaning | An activity that varies from a norm or standard. | |
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Synonym | variation | |

Broader | activity | Any specific behavior |

Spanish | variación | |

Catalan | variació | |

Adjectives | variant | differing from a norm or standard |

Verbs | vary | be at variance with |

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