Discrepancy is defined as a difference or inconsistency.noun
An example of discrepancy is a bank statement that has a different balance than your own records of the account.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
noun pl. discrepancies
Origin: ME discrepauns < OFr discrepance < L discrepantia < discrepans, prp. of discrepare, to sound differently < dis-, from + crepare, to rattle: see craven
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noun pl. dis·crep·an·cies
- Divergence or disagreement, as between facts or claims; difference.
- An instance of divergence or disagreement. See Synonyms at difference.