Definition of Factor In in English :

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Factor In meaning in English

Meaning of Factor In in English

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Factor In

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1. factor, factor in, factor out

consider as relevant when making a decision

Example Sentences:
'You must factor in the recent developments'

2. factor, factor in, factor out

resolve into factors

Example Sentences:
'a quantum computer can factor the number 15'

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Factor In

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verb
(tr, adverb) mainly US
to take account of (something) when making a calculation

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Factor In

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n.
1. One that actively contributes to an accomplishment, result, or process: "Surprise is the greatest factor in war" (Tom Clancy). See Synonyms at element.
2.
a. One who acts for someone else; an agent.
b. One who purchases accounts receivable at a discount.
3. Mathematics One of two or more quantities that divides a given quantity without a remainder. For example, 2 and 3 are factors of 6; a and b are factors of ab.
4. A quantity by which a stated quantity is multiplied or divided, so as to indicate an increase or decrease in a measurement: The rate increased by a factor of ten.
5. A gene. No longer in technical usage.
6. Physiology A substance that functions in a specific biochemical reaction or bodily process, such as blood coagulation.
v. fac·tored, fac·tor·ing, fac·tors
tr.v.
To determine or indicate explicitly the factors of: If you factor 70, you get 2, 5, and 7.
intr.v.
To engage in purchasing accounts receivable at a discount.

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