**Dependent variable** — Dependent De*pend ent, a. [L. dependens, entis, p. pr. dependere. See {Depend}, and cf. {Dependant}.] 1. Hanging down; as, a dependent bough or leaf. [1913 Webster] 2. Relying on, or subject to, something else for support; not able to exist, or… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**dependent variable** — n. a variable whose value is determined by the value of another variable, as y in y = 5x … English World dictionary

**Dependent Variable** — [engl.], abhängige Variable … Universal-Lexikon

**dependent variable** — noun (statistics) a variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value depends on the independent variable if f(x)=y, y is the dependent variable • Topics: ↑statistics • Hypernyms: ↑variable, ↑variable quantity * * * … Useful english dictionary

**dependent variable** — /dɪˌpendənt veəriəb(ə)l/ noun a variable or factor which changes as a result of a change in another (the ‘independent variable’) ● We are trying to understand the effects of several independent variables on one dependent variable, in this case,… … Marketing dictionary in english

**dependent variable** — noun a) In an equation, the variable whose value depends on one or more variables in the equation. In the equation z = x + y, z is the dependent variable. b) an outcome measured to see the effectiveness of the treatment … Wiktionary

**dependent variable** — in a mathematical equation or relationship between two or more variables, a variable whose value depends on those of others; e.g., in the formula x = 3y + z2, x is the dependent variable … Medical dictionary

**dependent variable** — priklausomasis kintamasis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. dependent variable vok. abhängige Veränderliche, f rus. зависимая переменная, f pranc. variable dépendante, f … Fizikos terminų žodynas

**dependent variable** — 1. Math. a variable in a functional relation whose value is determined by the values assumed by other variables in the relation, as y in the relation y = 3x2. 2. Statistics. (in an experiment) the event studied and expected to change when the… … Universalium

**dependent variable** — Term used in regression analysis to represent the element or condition that is dependent on values of one or more other independent variables. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary … Financial and business terms