Definitions of "variance"
  1. A discrepancy or conflict found between two written papers or stated positions within a legal context
  2. A special permission granted that allows an action to be carried out despite it defying regular limitations or restrictions
How to use "variance" in a sentence
  1. The court issued a variance allowing the construction company to build beyond the established height restrictions.
  2. They discovered a variance between the original contract and the revised version, which needed immediate resolution.
  3. The homeowner was granted a variance to extend their property boundary line into what was typically restricted public land.

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