# Definitions and Synonyms of *regression of y on x* | Another word for *regression of y on x* | What is *regression of y on x? *

*Definition 1: the equation representing the relation between selected values of one variable (x) and observed values of the other (y); it permits the prediction of the most probable values of y - [noun denoting cognition]*

*Synonyms for regression of y on x in the sense of this definition*

*(**regression of y on x* is a kind of ...) a mathematical statement that two expressions are equal

*regression of y on x*is a kind of ...) a mathematical statement that two expressions are equal

*(... is part of **regression of y on x*) the use of regression to make quantitative predictions of one variable from the values of another

*regression of y on x*) the use of regression to make quantitative predictions of one variable from the values of another