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1. factor

noun. ['ˈfæktɝ'] anything that contributes causally to a result.

Synonyms

  • unknown quantity
  • RF
  • wild card
  • releasing factor
  • releasing hormone
  • cause
  • fundamental
  • parameter

Antonyms

  • break
  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness
  • outside

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Factor

  • refractor
  • detractor
  • compactor
  • tractor
  • schlachter
  • reactor
  • schachter
  • pachter
  • lacter
  • akhtar

Example sentences of the word factor


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you are not family but have a close relationship, factor that in.

Quotes containing the word factor


1. If you want to be truly successful invest in yourself to get the knowledge you need to find your unique factor. When you find it and focus on it and persevere your success will blossom.
- Sydney Madwed

2. I've always competed in those shows. Like, I won 'Fear Factor', I did 'I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here', I did 'The Mole', 'Celebrity Apprentice' with Donald Trump. I've done a lot of those shows, all in the hope of being a blessing to my mom's organization.
- Stephen Baldwin

3. Money is not a motivating factor. Money doesn't thrill me or make me play better because there are benefits to being wealthy. I'm just happy with a ball at my feet. My motivation comes from playing the game I love. If I wasn't paid to be a professional footballer I would willingly play for nothing.
- Lionel Messi

2. factor

noun. ['ˈfæktɝ'] an abstract part of something.

Synonyms

  • be all and end all
  • plot element
  • part
  • element
  • be-all and end-all
  • ingredient
  • component
  • division
  • section
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

3. factor

noun. ['ˈfæktɝ'] one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer.

Synonyms

  • common measure
  • equivalent-binary-digit factor
  • prime factor
  • common divisor
  • whole number
  • divisor
  • common factor

Antonyms

  • curve
  • Cryptogamia
  • Phanerogamae
  • construction

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

4. factor

verb. ['ˈfæktɝ'] resolve into factors.

Synonyms

  • reckon
  • compute
  • factor out
  • calculate
  • work out
  • factor in
  • figure
  • cipher

Antonyms

  • inessential
  • dissuade
  • unimportant
  • incidental

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

5. factor

noun. ['ˈfæktɝ'] a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission.

Synonyms

  • businessperson
  • underwriter
  • investment banker
  • agent
  • travel agent
  • real estate broker
  • insurance broker
  • securities firm
  • general agent
  • insurance agent
  • auctioneer
  • syndic
  • land agent
  • house agent
  • ship broker
  • bourgeois
  • broker
  • brokerage
  • stockbroker
  • estate agent
  • real estate agent

Antonyms

  • misconception
  • join
  • connect
  • attach

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

6. factor

noun. ['ˈfæktɝ'] an independent variable in statistics.

Synonyms

  • independent variable

Antonyms

  • upper-class
  • socialistic

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

7. factor

verb. ['ˈfæktɝ'] be a contributing factor.

Synonyms

  • bring
  • lend
  • bestow
  • contribute
  • add

Antonyms

  • subtract
  • decode
  • esteem
  • respect

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

8. factor

noun. ['ˈfæktɝ'] (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.

Synonyms

  • homeotic gene
  • polygene
  • proto-oncogene
  • Y-linked gene
  • genetic marker
  • suppressor gene
  • transforming gene
  • nonallele
  • modifier gene
  • mutant gene
  • cistron
  • recessive gene
  • oncogene
  • gene
  • DNA
  • deoxyribonucleic acid
  • regulator gene
  • dominant gene
  • chromosome
  • lethal gene
  • X-linked gene
  • repressor gene
  • structural gene
  • suppresser
  • regulatory gene
  • linked genes
  • suppresser gene
  • modifier
  • allele
  • linkage group
  • transgene
  • sequence
  • allelomorph
  • operator gene
  • desoxyribonucleic acid
  • suppressor

Antonyms

  • exon
  • special agent
  • general agent
  • buy

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

9. factor

noun. ['ˈfæktɝ'] any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together.

Synonyms

  • constant of proportionality
  • conversion factor
  • number
  • deflator

Antonyms

  • unify
  • arrive
  • stand still
  • wholly

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

10. factor

verb. ['ˈfæktɝ'] consider as relevant when making a decision.

Synonyms

  • consider
  • factor out
  • factor in

Antonyms

  • divide
  • multiply
  • integrate
  • differentiate

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)
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