Definitions For Variance


  • An activity that varies from a norm or standard
  • An official dispensation to act contrary to a rule or regulation (typically a building regulation)
  • The quality of being subject to variation
  • A difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions
  • The second moment around the mean; the expected value of the square of the deviations of a random variable from its mean value
  • Discord that splits a group
  • An event that departs from expectations
  • An amount of difference or change
  • An official decision or document that allows someone to do something that is not usually allowed by the rules

Is Variance a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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Words with Friends

The word Variance is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Variance in a Sentence

  • There was some variance in the results.
  • We noticed a slight variance between the quality of the samples.
  • He had to get a variance to add a garage on to his house.

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Antonyms for Variance

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