We have put together a list of words that are similar to VARIANCE.

19 Alternative Words Similar to variance

1 Discrepancy Noun      Synonym Words Like Discrepancy
2 Division Noun      Synonym Words Like Division
3 Disagreement Noun      Synonym Words Like Disagreement
4 Divergence Noun      Synonym Words Like Divergence
5 Variation Noun      Synonym Words Like Variation
6 Activity Noun      Synonym Words Like Activity
7 Departure Noun      Synonym Words Like Departure
8 Deviation Noun      Synonym Words Like Deviation
9 Difference Noun      Synonym Words Like Difference
10 Discord Noun      Synonym Words Like Discord
11 Dissension Noun      Synonym Words Like Dissension
12 Moment Noun      Synonym Words Like Moment
13 Dispute Noun      Synonym Words Like Dispute
14 Quarrel Noun      Synonym Words Like Quarrel
15 Covariance Noun      Hyponym
16 Allowance Noun      Hyponym Words Like Allowance
17 Tolerance Noun      Hyponym Words Like Tolerance
18 Leeway Noun      Hyponym Words Like Leeway
19 Margin Noun      Hyponym Words Like Margin

10 definitions of variance

1 The quality or state of being variant; change of condition; variation.
2 Difference that produces dispute or controversy; disagreement; dissension; discord; dispute; quarrel.
3 A disagreement or difference between two parts of the same legal proceeding, which, to be effectual, ought to agree, -- as between the writ and the declaration, or between the allegation and the proof.
4 The expected value of the square of the deviation from the mean of a randomly distributed variable; the second moment about the mean. This is also the square of the standard deviation.
5 discord that splits a group
6 the second moment around the mean; the expected value of the square of the deviations of a random variable from its mean value
7 an official dispensation to act contrary to a rule or regulation (typically a building regulation)
8 the quality of being subject to variation
9 a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions
10 an event that departs from expectations
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