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Detailed Synonyms for factor in English

factor:

factor [the ~] noun

  1. the factor
    the factor
  2. the factor
    – (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 1
    the factor; the gene; the cistron
    – (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 1
    • factor [the ~] noun
      • genes were formerly called factors1
    • gene [the ~] noun
      • genes were formerly called factors1
    • cistron [the ~] noun
  3. the factor
    – an independent variable in statistics 1
    the factor
    – an independent variable in statistics 1
  4. the factor
    – an abstract part of something 1
    the constituent; the factor; the element; the ingredient; the component
    – an abstract part of something 1
    • constituent [the ~] noun
      • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony1
    • factor [the ~] noun
      • a key factor in her success1
    • element [the ~] noun
      • the grammatical elements of a sentence1
    • ingredient [the ~] noun
      • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech1
    • component [the ~] noun
      • jealousy was a component of his character1
  5. the factor
    – anything that contributes causally to a result 1
    the factor
    – anything that contributes causally to a result 1
    • factor [the ~] noun
      • a number of factors determined the outcome1
  6. the factor
    – a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission 1
    the agent; the factor; the broker
    – a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission 1
  7. the factor
    – any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together 1
    the factor
    – any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together 1
  8. the factor
    – one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer 1
    the factor; the divisor
    – one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer 1
    • factor [the ~] noun
      • what are the 4 factors of 6?1
    • divisor [the ~] noun
  9. the factor
    – In mathematics, an item that is multiplied in a multiplication problem; for example, 2 and 3 are factors in the problem 2 x 3. The prime factors of a number are a set of prime numbers that, when multiplied together, produce the number. 2
    the factor
    – In mathematics, an item that is multiplied in a multiplication problem; for example, 2 and 3 are factors in the problem 2 x 3. The prime factors of a number are a set of prime numbers that, when multiplied together, produce the number. 2

factor verb

  1. factor
    – resolve into factors 1
    factor; factor in; factor out
    – resolve into factors 1
  2. factor
    – consider as relevant when making a decision 1
    factor; factor out; factor in
    – consider as relevant when making a decision 1
  3. factor
    – be a contributing factor 1
    factor
    – be a contributing factor 1
    • factor verb
      • make things factor into a company's profitability1

Related Words for "factor":

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Alternate Synonyms for "factor":


Related Definitions for "factor":

  1. (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 heredity1
    • genes were formerly called factors1
  2. an independent variable in statistics1
  3. an abstract part of something1
    • a key factor in her success1
  4. anything that contributes causally to a result1
    • a number of factors determined the outcome1
  5. a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission1
  6. any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together1
  7. one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer1
    • what are the 4 factors of 6?1
  8. resolve into factors1
    • a quantum computer can factor the number 151
  9. consider as relevant when making a decision1
  10. be a contributing factor1
    • make things factor into a company's profitability1
  11. In mathematics, an item that is multiplied in a multiplication problem; for example, 2 and 3 are factors in the problem 2 x 3. The prime factors of a number are a set of prime numbers that, when multiplied together, produce the number.2

Related Synonyms for factor



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