Definitions for "Dependent variable"
(n) A variable dependent on the response of the model and not controlled by the experimenter. Every dependent variable value is paired with one or more independent variables and represents the model's response to the independent variable values.
In an experiment, the condition that may or may not change as a result of manipulation of the independent variable. Compare independent variable.
A Response Variable; e.g., y is the dependent or "Response" variable where Y=f (Xl. . . XN) variable.
Determinism Deterministic models
Keywords:  proximal, processes
Proximal processes
The presumed effect in a cause-and-effect relationship.