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Factor — synonyms, definition

1. factor (Noun)

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factor (Noun) — Anything that contributes causally to a result. ex. "a number of factors determined the outcome"

factor (Noun) — An abstract part of something. ex. "a key factor in her success"

factor (Noun) — One of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer. ex. "what are the 4 factors of 6?"

factor (Noun) — A businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission.

factor (Noun) — Any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together.

factor (Noun) — An independent variable in statistics.

factor (Noun) — (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity. ex. "genes were formerly called factors" ex. "cistrons were formerly called factors"

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2. factor (Verb)

2 synonyms
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3 definitions

factor (Verb) — (arithmetic) resolve into factors. ex. "a quantum computer can factor the number 15"

factor (Verb) — Be a contributing factor. ex. "make things factor into a company's profitability"

factor (Verb) — Consider as relevant when making a decision. ex. "You must factor in the recent developments"

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