Meaning | A quantity that can assume any of a set of values. |
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Synonym | variable |
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Narrower | argument | A variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value determines the dependent variable |
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correlate, correlative | Either of two or more related or complementary variables |

degree of freedom | (statistics) an unrestricted variable in a frequency distribution |

dependent variable | (statistics) a variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value depends on the independent variable |

independent variable, experimental variable | (statistics) a variable whose values are independent of changes in the values of other variables |

infinitesimal | (mathematics) a variable that has zero as its limit |

predictor variable | A variable that can be used to predict the value of another variable (as in statistical regression) |

random variable, variate, variant, stochastic variable, chance variable | A variable quantity that is random |

scalar | A variable quantity that cannot be resolved into components |

tensor | A generalization of the concept of a vector |

vector | A variable quantity that can be resolved into components |

Broader | quantity | The concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable |
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Spanish | variable |
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Catalan | variable |
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