# discrepancy

• 1Discrepancy — may refer to: Mathematics Discrepancy of a sequence Discrepancy theory in structural modelling Discrepancy of hypergraphs, an area of discrepancy theory Statistics Discrepancy function in the context of structural equation models Other Desire&#8230; …

Wikipedia

• 2discrepancy — mid 15c. (discrepance), from L. discrepantia discordance, discrepancy, from discrepantem (nom. discrepans), prp. of discrepare sound differently, differ, from dis apart, off (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + crepare to rattle, crack. Related: Discrepancies …

Etymology dictionary

• 3discrepancy — I noun aberration, anomaly, asymmetry, clash, conflict, contradiction, contrast, departure, deviation, difference, differential, differentiation, disaccord, disagreement, discongruity, discord, discordance, disharmony, disparity, disputed point,&#8230; …

Law dictionary

• 4discrepancy — [n] conflict, disagreement alterity, contrariety, difference, discordance, disparity, dissemblance, dissimilarity, dissimilitude, dissonance, distinction, divergence, divergency, error, far cry*, incongruity, inconsistency, miscalculation,&#8230; …

New thesaurus

• 5discrepancy — ► NOUN (pl. discrepancies) ▪ an illogical or surprising lack of compatibility between facts. DERIVATIVES discrepant adjective. ORIGIN Latin discrepantia, from discrepare be discordant …

English terms dictionary

• 6discrepancy — [di skrep′ən sē] n. pl. discrepancies [ME discrepauns &LT; OFr discrepance &LT; L discrepantia &LT; discrepans, prp. of discrepare, to sound differently &LT; dis , from + crepare, to rattle: see CRAVEN] lack of agreement, or an instance of this;&#8230; …

English World dictionary

• 7discrepancy — Any deviation from the conditions stipulated in a letters of credit ( letter of credit). Discrepancies void letter of credit protection. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * discrepancy di‧screp‧an‧cy [dɪˈskrepənsi] noun discrepancies PLURALFORM&#8230; …