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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

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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VerbEdit

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 TatarEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

regress

  1. regress.

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ReferencesEdit

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