Synonyms for factor
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English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
An agent of the company for selling, etc.
anything that contributes causally to a result
"a number of factors determined the outcome"
component, constituent, element, factor, ingredientnoun
an abstract part of something
"jealousy was a component of his character"; "two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony"; "the grammatical elements of a sentence"; "a key factor in her success"; "humor: an effective ingredient of a speech"
one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer
"what are the 4 factors of 6?"
agent, factor, brokernoun
a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission
any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together
an independent variable in statistics
gene, cistron, factorverb
(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
"genes were formerly called factors"
factor, factor in, factor outverb
resolve into factors
"a quantum computer can factor the number 15"
be a contributing factor
"make things factor into a company's profitability"
factor, factor in, factor outverb
consider as relevant when making a decision
"You must factor in the recent developments"
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I think sex has a bad connotation for two reasons. On the religious aspect, some people feel that they are not supposed to be giving their virginity away, and I think porn unfortunately has given sex a sort of degrading factor….
(Darroch) said that what somebody had relayed to him had certainly been a factor in his resignation, i think unfortunately what I said on that TV debate was misrepresented to Kim.
Some studies have been able to show that low to medium levels of circulating ketone bodies as seen in nutritional ketosis can be beneficial to the functioning of the endothelial cells in our vascular system. Protecting our vascular system benefits heart health, also, since obesity is a risk factor for heart disease, it makes sense that a ketogenic diet may indirectly benefit heart health simply by way of weight loss and weight management.
I think we're going to be a factor in Kansas City, i think we're going to be a factor in the NCAA Tournament.
The mood is pretty subdued, partly because of Italy – that would have a dampening effect on growth in Europe, and that is weighing on market sentiment, the other factor is the announcement by Trump that they are planning to put tariffs on some Chinese goods - that came as a surprise too given that the last sign from the administration was that they are negotiating with China.
Translations for factor
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- агент, коефициент, множител, фактор, разлагам на множителиBulgarian
- agent, faktorisere, faktorDanish
- osatekijä, edustaja, tekijäFinnish
- fachtóir, toiscIrish
- seumarlan, maor, bàillidhScottish Gaelic
- לפרק לגורמים, גורם, חלק אינטגרליHebrew
- þáttur, þætta, þátta, leysa upp í þættiIcelandic
- fattore, fattorizzareItalian
- årsak, faktor, faktorisereNorwegian
- faktor, czynnikPolish
- fazedor, factor, fatorPortuguese
- представитель, коэффициент, показатель, комиссионер, фактор, доверенное лицо, движущая сила, торговый агент, множительRussian
- çarpan, etken, faktörTurkish
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