Definitions of discrepancy

  1. a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions; "a growing divergence of opinion" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. an event that departs from expectations Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The state or quality of being discrepant; disagreement; variance; discordance; dissimilarity; contrariety. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Inconsistency; disagreement; as, the man's accounts and the bank balance showed a discrepancy. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. A disagreement or difference. discrepance. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. Difference; disagreement; inconsistency. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. Disagreement; difference; contrariety. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. dis-krep'an-si, or dis'krep-an-si, n. disagreement, variance of facts or sentiments-- (obs.) DISCREP'ANCE.--adj. DISCREP'ANT, contrary, disagreeing. [Through Fr. from L. discrepan(t)s, different--dis, asunder, and crepans, pr.p. of crep[=a]re, to sound.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  9. [L., discordance.] Disagreement, variance. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  10. n. Difference; contrariety; disagreement; variance; inconsistency. Cabinet Dictionary