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Synonyms for factorˈfæk tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. factor(noun)

    anything that contributes causally to a result

    Synonyms:
    component, element, broker, gene, divisor, cistron, agent, ingredient, constituent

  2. component, constituent, element, factor, ingredient(noun)

    an abstract part of something

    Synonyms:
    chemical element, grammatical constituent, cistron, component, element, portion, factor, gene, divisor, part, agent, ingredient, component part, fixings, constituent, broker

  3. divisor, factor(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    broker, component, element, factor, gene, divisor, cistron, agent, ingredient, constituent

  4. agent, factor, broker(noun)

    a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission

    Synonyms:
    broker, component, element, cistron, factor, gene, divisor, agentive role, federal agent, ingredient, constituent, agent

  5. factor(noun)

    any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together

    Synonyms:
    component, element, broker, gene, divisor, cistron, agent, ingredient, constituent

  6. factor(noun)

    an independent variable in statistics

    Synonyms:
    component, element, broker, gene, divisor, cistron, agent, ingredient, constituent

  7. gene, cistron, factor(verb)

    (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:
    broker, component, element, factor, gene, divisor, cistron, ingredient, constituent, agent

  8. factor, factor in, factor out(verb)

    resolve into factors

    Synonyms:
    factor out, factor in, factor

  9. factor(verb)

    be a contributing factor

    Synonyms:
    factor out, factor in

  10. factor, factor in, factor out(verb)

    consider as relevant when making a decision

    Synonyms:
    factor out, factor in, factor

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. factor

    In strict philosophical usage, the prime mover or doer of an act is the agent. Thus we speak of man as a voluntary agent, a free agent. But in common usage, especially in business, an agent is not the prime actor, but only an instrument or factor, acting under orders or instructions. Compare CAUSE.

    Synonyms:
    actor, agent, doer, instrument, means, mover, operator, performer, promoter

    Antonyms:
    chief, inventor, originator, principal

    Preposition:
    An agent of the company for selling, etc.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. factor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    agent, broker, substitute, consignee, middleman, go-between, commission merchant

  2. factor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (math.) multiplier, element of a product


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