What is another word for discrepancy?

322 synonyms found


[ dɪskɹˈɛpənsi], [ dɪskɹˈɛpənsi], [ d_ɪ_s_k_ɹ_ˈɛ_p_ə_n_s_i]

Discrepancy is a word that refers to something that doesn't match or is contradictory. There are many synonyms for this word that convey similar meanings. For instance, "inconsistency" is a term used to describe a situation where two things don't align, or there is a gap between them. Similarly, "disparity" is another synonym for discrepancy that highlights the difference between two things. "Deviation" is a slightly narrower term used to describe a situation where something strays from a standard or normal state. Finally, "variation" is another word that can be used as a synonym for discrepancy to indicate a change or difference between two things.

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What are the hypernyms for Discrepancy?

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What are the hyponyms for Discrepancy?

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What are the opposite words for discrepancy?

Antonyms for the word "discrepancy" include words such as agreement, similarity, consistency, harmony, conformity, congruity, and compatibility. These words represent the opposite of discrepancy, which means inconsistency, dissimilarity, or disagreement between two or more things. When there is agreement or similarity between two things, there is no discrepancy. Harmony and conformity indicate that things are in line with each other, and congruity and compatibility show that there is a match or accord. To avoid discrepancy, it is crucial to check all aspects of the situation carefully and make sure that everything is consistent and harmonious.

Usage examples for Discrepancy

Why has Mr. Peary never been asked to explain his miraculous speed and the discrepancy between his statement and Henson's?
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
This discrepancy on so vital a point must seem quite conclusive that the examination of the Geographic Society's committee was anything but careful.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
She adored her mother and at the same time had always been a good pal of mine-as much of one, in fact, as the discrepancy in our ages had permitted.
"I Walked in Arden"
Jack Crawford

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