multiple regression

noun

Definition of multiple regression

: regression in which one variable is estimated by the use of more than one other variable

Examples of multiple regression in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So the researchers sought to control for other factors like gender, race, age, education, political leaning and even personal feelings about Clinton and Trump using multiple regression analysis. The Washington Post, NOLA.com, "Fake news might have won Donald Trump the 2016 election, new study suggests," 3 Apr. 2018 So the researchers sought to control for other factors like gender, race, age, education, political leaning, and even personal feelings about Clinton and Trump using multiple regression analysis. Washington Post, BostonGlobe.com, "New study suggests fake news might have won Donald Trump the 2016 election," 3 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of multiple regression

1924, in the meaning defined above

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“Multiple regression.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multiple%20regression. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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