# Regression

## Regression Wiki - What is the regression?

What does the word regression mean? Find synonyms, antonyms and the meaning of the word regression in our free online dictionary! Find words starting with regression and anagrams of regression.

## Definitions of "regression"

• The process or an instance of regressing, as to a less perfect or less developed state. noun
• Reversion to an earlier or less mature pattern of feeling or behavior. noun
• Subsidence of the symptoms or process of a disease. noun
• A technique for predicting the value of a dependent variable as a function of one or more independent variables in the presence of random error. noun
• Retrograde motion of a celestial body. noun
• A relative fall in sea level resulting in deposition of terrestrial strata over marine strata. noun
• In mathematics, a discrete series which has a last element but no first. noun
• In statistics, the tendency of one variable phenomenon that is correlated with another to revert to the general type and not to equal the amount of deviation of the particular phenomenon with which it is correlated. noun
• In breeding, the decline toward mediocrity of offspring from the mean of the two parents. Sometimes called filial regression. noun
• The act of passing back or returning; retrogression. noun
• In astronomy, motion from east toward west. noun
• In geometry, contrary flexure; also, the course of a curve at a cusp. noun
• The act of passing back or returning; retrogression; retrogradation. noun
• the line along which a surface turns back upon itself; -- called also a cuspidal edge. noun
• a cusp. noun
• An action of regressing, a return to a previous state. noun
• A psychotherapeutic method whereby healing is facilitated by inducing the patient to act out behaviour typical of an earlier developmental stage. noun
• An analytic method to measure the association of one or more independent variables with a dependent variable. noun
• An equation using specified and associated data for two or more variables such that one variable can be estimated from the remaining variable(s). noun

## The word "regression" in example sentences

The study of this phenomenon gave rise to the term regression, which has since been documented in many areas.. [Contrarian Investment Strategies: The Next Generation]

The study of this phenomenon gave rise to the term regression, which has since been documented in many areas.. [Contrarian Investment Strategies: The Next Generation]

Cheng said that, among a list of 10 grievances, Chen also described Taiwan's legal system as "dead" and said he mourned what he described as a regression in Taiwan's democracy.. [Top Stories - Google News]

Cheng said that, among a list of 10 grievances, Chen also described Taiwan's legal system as "dead" and said he mourned what he described as a regression in Taiwan's democracy.. [Top Stories - Google News]

These retired citizens have no interests in the well being of the country as a whole, regression is their only agenda and will not allow the Democrats to take this country in the right direction .. too bad America voted for change.. [Brothers spar over health care reform]

They are called the "omitted variables" or "error term" in regression terminology.. [More on the Height of Bravery, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty]

We should be moving forward and devising ways to enhance all of our citizens 'lives rather than instill fear and hatred, and that only rejection of concepts and forward looking ideas leading to regression is our salvation. simp. [Democrats slam GOP as party of 'fear' in health care debate]

It reveals the regression from the Christian love of one's neighbour back to the pagan privileging of our tribe versus the barbarian Other.. [Liberal multiculturalism masks an old barbarism with a human face]

The recent regression is more about class politics than anything else.. [Matthew Yglesias » More on Pro-Life Incrementalism]

As far as the fairytale characters go, I just regard it as another indication of NASA's regression from a serious view of its mission.. [Mars Phoenix Embarks on A New Career as a Guest Blogger - NASA Watch]

However, though we talk a lot about the effects of demography and aging populations, etc., there is a curious sense in which we suddenly stop thinking about them when assuming things like long term regression to the mean of economic growth, and many other things.. [The Volokh Conspiracy » Comparative Demographic Charts on Aging Populations]

The theme of regression is certainly interesting, but this story somehow seemed to lack the import of such a weighty topic.. [REVIEW: Pump Six and Other Stories by Paolo Bacigalupi]

So far I've spoken to you about Canada's regression from a Golden Age of Mobility to an Iron Age, and suggested how we can reclaim today what we have lost.. [Our Silent National Crisis: Canada's Highways at the Crossroads]

Although logistic regression is a sophisticated statistical technique, the information provided in the presentation and during the meeting yesterday was insufficient to determine the quality of the statistical model and thus the validity of the finding.. [Dallas Blog, Daily News, Dallas Politics, Opinion, and Commentary FrontBurner Blog D Magazine » Blog Archive » THE JURY IS OUT]

When you look at marriage and fertility rates for the whole population, the r-squared of the multiple regression is only 80%.. [Archive 2004-12-12]

When you look at marriage and fertility rates for the whole population, the r-squared of the multiple regression is only 80%.. [The Marriage Gap Correlations with Red-Blue State Voting]

## Regression on Social Media

##### Amin06272374
2019-06-08

@more_orji: @Intellipaat The answer is LINEAR REGRESSION !! #FuntasticFridays #Intellipaat #PlayAndWin @Intellipaat …

##### Nathan_h_b
2019-06-08

With the schedule mellowing out finally, and just by regression, I think we may see another stretch of the Mariners…

##### Rotobahn
2019-06-08

@Ihartitz I'm less blown away than you, probably, but I have TL ranked higher as well. IMO, folks just don't reali…

##### Maher275
2019-06-08

Python up to 3.8.0b1 Security Regression URL information disclosure

##### Caesar_lae
2019-06-08

@LakersNation Hunter or Jaxson Hayes. nice fits if not this is another regression year

### Regression Word Data

• Pronunciationsrĭ-grĕsh′ən
• Character10
• Hyphenation re gres sion

### Equivalents

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### Quote

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