discrepancy

(redirected from discrepancies)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial.

dis·crep·an·cy

 (dĭ-skrĕp′ən-sē)
n. pl. dis·crep·an·cies
1. Divergence or disagreement, as between facts or claims; difference.
2. An instance of divergence or disagreement. See Synonyms at difference.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

discrepancy

(dɪˈskrɛpənsɪ)
n, pl -cies
a conflict or variation, as between facts, figures, or claims
Usage: Discrepancy is sometimes wrongly used where disparity is meant. A discrepancy exists between things which ought to be the same; it can be small but is usually significant. A disparity is a large difference between measurable things such as age, rank, or wages
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

dis•crep•an•cy

(dɪˈskrɛp ən si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. the state or quality of being discrepant.
2. an instance of being discrepant.
[1615–25]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.discrepancy - a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinionsdiscrepancy - a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions; "a growing divergence of opinion"
difference - the quality of being unlike or dissimilar; "there are many differences between jazz and rock"
leeway, allowance, tolerance, margin - a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
2.discrepancy - an event that departs from expectations
deviation, difference, divergence, departure - a variation that deviates from the standard or norm; "the deviation from the mean"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

discrepancy

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

discrepancy

noun
2. A marked lack of correspondence or agreement:
The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Translations
تَعارُض، تَناقُض
rozpornesrovnalost
uoverensstemmelse
ósamræmi
neatitikimasnesutapimas
nesaskaņapretruna
rozpor
diskrepans

discrepancy

[dɪsˈkrepənsɪ] Ndiscrepancia f (between entre)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

discrepancy

[dɪˈskrɛpənsi] n (between versions, opinions)divergence f
accounting discrepancies → différences f dans les comptes
price discrepancies → différences f de prix
discrepancies in sth → des différences dans qch
a discrepancy between sth and sth (= inconsistency) → une différence entre qch et qch
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

discrepancy

nDiskrepanz f (→ between zwischen +dat)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

discrepancy

[dɪsˈkrɛpnsɪ] ndiscrepanza
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

discrepancy

(diˈskrepənsi) plural diˈscrepancies
disagreement or difference.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

discrepancy

n. desacuerdo, discrepancia, diferencia.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

discrepancy

n discrepancia; leg length — discrepancia en la longitud de las piernas
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in classic literature ?
The domestic nature of the story makes this audacious proceeding possible; while the lively fancies of my young readers will supply all deficiencies, and overlook all discrepancies.
Of course our trip through France was not really tedious because all its scenes and experiences were new and strange; but as Dan says, it had its "discrepancies."
Not so; these apparent discrepancies are easily reconciled.
Though none of these statements agreed with Kaviri's, that the Russian was but three days gone from the chieftain's village and that his following was much smaller than now stated, Tarzan was in no manner surprised at the discrepancies, for he was quite familiar with the savage mind's strange manner of functioning.
But, on the other hand, the seeming discrepancies of the Republic may only arise out of the discordant elements which the philosopher has attempted to unite in a single whole, perhaps without being himself able to recognize the inconsistency which is obvious to us.
"Do you know how to account for those strange discrepancies? I will tell you.
We shall relate the circumstances of this melancholy affair as correctly as the casual discrepancies in the statements that have reached us will permit.
With laughter, and with more than one slap of his hand on my shoulder that was more caress than jollity, he pointed out the discrepancies in my tale
'If you loved as I do,' she earnestly replied, 'you would not have so nearly lost me - these scruples of false delicacy and pride would never thus have troubled you - you would have seen that the greatest worldly distinctions and discrepancies of rank, birth, and fortune are as dust in the balance compared with the unity of accordant thoughts and feelings, and truly loving, sympathising hearts and souls.'
The age-wise analysis shows high discrepancies across the range of 30 to 45 years probably indicating higher incentive for candidates in this age-group to fudge credentials for better job opportunities.
ISLAMABAD -- The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has sought an explanation from over 40 parliamentarians after detecting discrepancies in their annual statements of assets and liabilities from 2017 to 2018.