### 1. regression

**noun.** ['rəˈgrɛʃən'] an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely.

#### Synonyms

- abnormality
- abnormalcy
- infantile fixation
- arrested development

#### Antonyms

- condition
- commonness
- normal
- abnormal

#### Etymology

- -ion (English)
- regress (English)

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### Words that Rhyme with Linear Regression

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- progression
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### Example sentences of the word linear-regression

1. **Noun Phrase**

Analytical techniques in program evaluation range from simple descriptive statistics to **linear regression** techniques.

2. **Noun Phrase**

One popular mathematical calculation is **linear regression** analysis (LRA).

3. **Noun Phrase**

In stock trading, **linear regression** is sometimes called the time series forecast indicator.

4. **Noun Phrase**

Fit a line to the graph using non**linear regression**.

### 2. regression

**noun.** ['rəˈgrɛʃən'] the relation between selected values of x and observed values of y (from which the most probable value of y can be predicted for any value of x).

#### Synonyms

- regression toward the mean
- regression analysis
- statistical procedure
- statistical method
- rectilinear regression
- curvilinear regression
- simple regression
- linear regression

#### Antonyms

- better
- stay
- affirmation
- typicality

#### Etymology

- -ion (English)
- regress (English)

### 3. regression

**noun.** ['rəˈgrɛʃən'] returning to a former state.

#### Synonyms

- regress
- reversion
- reversal
- retrogression

#### Antonyms

- question
- offence
- offense
- gain

#### Etymology

- -ion (English)
- regress (English)

### 4. regression

**noun.** ['rəˈgrɛʃən'] (psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which you flee from reality by assuming a more infantile state.

#### Synonyms

- defense reaction
- defence mechanism
- defense
- defence reaction
- defence

#### Antonyms

- averageness
- unnatural
- expectedness
- normalcy

#### Etymology

- -ion (English)
- regress (English)

### 5. linear

**adjective.** ['ˈlɪniːɝ'] designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree.

#### Synonyms

- additive

#### Antonyms

- sporadic
- rough

### 6. linear

**adjective.** ['ˈlɪniːɝ'] of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension.

#### Synonyms

- collinear
- one-dimensional
- linelike
- rectilinear
- rectilineal

#### Antonyms

- cubic
- multidimensional
- standing
- malfunctioning

### 7. linear

**adjective.** ['ˈlɪniːɝ'] of a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input.

#### Synonyms

- analogue

#### Antonyms

- unrelated
- collateral

### 8. linear

**adjective.** ['ˈlɪniːɝ'] measured lengthwise.

#### Synonyms

- lengthways
- lengthwise

#### Antonyms

- complex
- difficult
- simplicity

### 9. linear

**adjective.** ['ˈlɪniːɝ'] (of a leaf shape) long and narrow.

#### Synonyms

- simple
- elongate

#### Antonyms

- fancy
- sophisticated
- precocious