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1. variance

noun. ['ˈvɛriːəns'] a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions.

Synonyms

  • tolerance
  • leeway
  • disagreement
  • discrepancy
  • difference
  • divergence
  • margin

Antonyms

  • intolerance
  • agreement
  • similarity
  • same

Etymology

  • variance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Variance

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance

Example sentences of the word variance


1. Noun, singular or mass
You then have to take the root of the variance to get the market standard deviation.

Quotes containing the word variance


1. People do not know how what is at variance agrees with itself. It is an attunement of opposite tensions, like that of the bow and the lyre.
- Heraclitus

2. variance

noun. ['ˈvɛriːəns'] an official dispensation to act contrary to a rule or regulation (typically a building regulation).

Antonyms

  • unpermissiveness

Etymology

  • variance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. variance

noun. ['ˈvɛriːəns'] the quality of being subject to variation.

Synonyms

  • personal equation
  • variability
  • variegation
  • variedness
  • changeability
  • variableness

Antonyms

  • invariableness
  • changelessness
  • invariability
  • narrow-mindedness

Etymology

  • variance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. variance

noun. ['ˈvɛriːəns'] discord that splits a group.

Synonyms

  • dissension
  • division

Antonyms

  • unexchangeability
  • changeable
  • immutableness

Etymology

  • variance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. variance

noun. ['ˈvɛriːəns'] an activity that varies from a norm or standard.

Synonyms

  • variation

Antonyms

  • deny
  • permissive

Etymology

  • variance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. variance

noun. ['ˈvɛriːəns'] the second moment around the mean; the expected value of the square of the deviations of a random variable from its mean value.

Synonyms

  • moment
  • standard deviation

Antonyms

  • convergence
  • convergency
  • unchangeable

Etymology

  • variance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. variance

noun. ['ˈvɛriːəns'] an event that departs from expectations.

Synonyms

  • variant
  • discrepancy
  • difference
  • divergence
  • departure

Antonyms

  • constancy
  • regularity
  • evenness
  • antitype

Etymology

  • variance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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