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Definition of "multivariate" [multivariate]

  • Having or involving more than one variable: multivariate statistical analysis. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "multivariate" in a sentence
  • "But you wouldn't expect that trend to be a totally smooth and linear one, because it's what they call a multivariate trend."
  • "Spammers are the ultimate in multivariate testing and optimization."
  • "This index takes a home's size, type, location and other characteristics into account using a complex technique known as multivariate linear regression analysis."