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(noun, verb)


There are 10 meanings of the word Factor.

How to pronounce factor:


Factor - as a noun

Anything that contributes causally to a result

Example: "A number of factors determined the outcome"

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An abstract part of something

Example: "Jealousy was a component of his character"

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One of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer

Example: "What are the 4 factors of 6?"

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integer8whole number
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Any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together

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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: "Genes were formerly called factors"

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Factor - as a verb

Resolve into factors

Example: "A quantum computer can factor the number 15"

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factor infactor out

Be a contributing factor

Example: "Make things factor into a company's profitability"

Consider as relevant when making a decision

Example: "You must factor in the recent developments"

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factor infactor out

Example Sentences

"Time management is a crucial factor in achieving success."
"Hereditary factors can play a significant role in determining one's health."
"Financial stability is an important factor to consider when buying a house."
"The weather will be a deciding factor in planning our outdoor event."
"One of the contributing factors to the company's growth is effective marketing."
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Word Game Points

Is FACTOR a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, factor is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

FACTOR has a SCRABBLE points total of 11.

Is FACTOR a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, factor is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
FACTOR has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 12.

Is FACTOR a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, factor is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
FACTOR has a WORDFEUD points total of 12.

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