regress

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(verb) From Latin regressus, past participle of regredi(to go back), from re-(back) + gradi(to go).

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  • (noun) IPA(key): /ˈɹiːˌgɹɛs/
  • (verb) IPA(key): /ɹɪˈgɹɛs/
  • Rhymes: -ɛs

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regress ‎(plural regresses)

  1. The act of passing back; passage back; return; retrogression.
    • Frederic Harrison
      Its bearing on the progress or regress of man is not an inconsiderable question.
  2. The power or liberty of passing back.
    • William Shakespeare
      Thou shalt have egress and regress.

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regress ‎(third-person singular simple present regresses, present participle regressing, simple past and past participle regressed)

  1. (intransitive) To move backwards to an earlier stage; to devolve.
  2. (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 of Y.

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin regressus - back step, from re- back and gressus - step.

Noun[edit]

regress

  1. regress.

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References[edit]

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary][1], Simferopol: Dolya, ISBN 966-7980-89-8