Let us consider the equation of a line where **x** is an independent variable and **y** is a dependent variable.

Below are a few other names for independent and dependent variables:

Independent Variable |
Dependent Variable |

Features | Target |

Covariate | Response |

Explanatory Variable | Explained Variable |

Predictor | Predicted |

Regressor | Regressand |

Exogenous | Endogenous |