Definition of factor:
- A steward or bailiff of an estate.
- One of the elements or quantities which, when multiplied together, from a product.
- One of the elements, circumstances, or influences which contribute to produce a result; a constituent.
- One who transacts business for another; an agent; a substitute; especially, a mercantile agent who buys and sells goods and transacts business for others in commission; a commission merchant or consignee. He may be a home factor or a foreign factor. He may buy and sell in his own name, and he is intrusted with the possession and control of the goods; and in these respects he differs from a broker.
- To resolve ( a quantity) into its factors.
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- cause (part of speech: noun)
- agent (part of speech: noun)
- component (part of speech: noun)
mathematics (part of speech: noun)
- cube root,
- differential calculus,
- square root,
- simplify (part of speech: verb)
Sanchia bestowed upon the girl a long searching look; it may have suggested itself to Sanchia's open mind at that instant that Helen was likely to prove a more troublesome factor than she had counted on.- "The Desert Valley", Jackson Gregory.
- "The House of a Thousand Candles", Meredith Nicholson.
- "The Economic Aspect of Geology", C. K. Leith.