Regression meaning

rĭ-grĕshən
Regression is the act of going backwards.

An example of a regression is a student going back into a mode of poor study skills and failing tests.

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The process or an instance of regressing, as to a less perfect or less developed state.
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Subsidence of the symptoms or process of a disease.
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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.
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Retrograde motion of a celestial body.
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A gradual subsiding of a disease or its symptoms.
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Reversion to an earlier or less mature pattern of feeling or behavior.
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A regressing, or going back; return; movement backward.
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The slow westward shifting of the nodes of an orbit, caused by a perturbation: the complete cycle of the regression of the nodes of the moon's orbit around the earth takes about 18.6 years.
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Reversion to an earlier or simpler form, or to a general or common type.
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An estimation technique in which functions or coefficients within functions are designed to estimate values of a dependent variable.
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The process or an instance of regressing, as to a less perfect or less developed state.
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In psychoanalytic theory, reversion to an earlier or less mature stage of psychological development.
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Subsidence of the symptoms or process of a disease.
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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.
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A subsiding of the symptoms or process of a disease.
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The return of a population to an earlier or less complex physical type in successive generations.
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The relationship between the mean value of a random variable and the corresponding values of one or more independent variables.
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A relative fall in sea level resulting in deposition of terrestrial strata over marine strata.
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Retrograde motion of a celestial body.
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An action of regressing, a return to a previous state.
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(psychotherapy) A psychotherapeutic method whereby healing is facilitated by inducing the patient to act out behaviour typical of an earlier developmental stage.
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(statistics) An analytic method to measure the association of one or more independent variables with a dependent variable.
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(statistics) An equation using specified and associated data for two or more variables such that one variable can be estimated from the remaining variable(s).
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(programming) The reappearance of a bug in a piece of software that had previously been fixed.
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A relative fall in sea level resulting in deposition of terrestrial strata over marine strata.
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Reversion to earlier or more infantile behavior patterns.
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Origin of regression