- The act of passing back; passage back; return; retrogression.
- What is the progress or regress of man?
- The power or liberty of passing back.
- (intransitive) To move backwards to an earlier stage; to devolve.
- (transitive, statistics) To perform a regression on an explanatory variable.
- When we regress Y on X, we use the values of variable X to predict those Y.
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- Rhymes: -ɛs
- Regress in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- Regress in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- Regress at OneLook Dictionary Search
- Useinov & Mireev Dictionary, Simferopol, Dolya, 2002