Definition of Factor in English :
Define Factor in English
Factor meaning in English
Meaning of Factor in English
Pronunciation of Factor in English
Factor pronunciation in English
Pronounce Factor in Englishsee synonyms of factor
anything that contributes causally to a result
Example Sentences:'a number of factors determined the outcome'
an abstract part of something
Example Sentences:'jealousy was a component of his character''two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony''the grammatical elements of a sentence''a key factor in her success''humor: an effective ingredient of a speech'
3. divisor, factor
one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer
Example Sentences:'what are the 4 factors of 6?'
a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission
any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together
an independent variable in statistics
(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
Example Sentences:'genes were formerly called factors'
resolve into factors
Example Sentences:'a quantum computer can factor the number 15'
be a contributing factor
Example Sentences:'make things factor into a company's profitability'
consider as relevant when making a decision
Example Sentences:'You must factor in the recent developments'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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