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Synonym of Factor

Factor Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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factor
Synonyms and related words:
Altmann theory, DNA, De Vries theory, Federal, Galtonian theory, MC, Mendelianism, Mendelism, RNA, Verworn theory, Weismann theory, Weismannism, Wiesner theory, adjunct, adjutant, agency, agent, aid, allele, allelomorph, amanuensis, antecedent, antecedents, appraise, appurtenance, article, aspect, assess, assignee, assistant, attorney, backer, baggage agent, bailiff, banker, base, basis, birth, business agent, butler, call, case, catalog, categorize, causation, cause, cause and effect, character, chromatid, chromatin, chromosome, circumstance, claim agent, class, classify, clerk, coadjutor, commercial agent, commission agent, component, consideration, consignee, constituent, contents, count, croupier, curator, custodian, customer agent, datum, deputy, detail, determinant, determinative, determiner, diathesis, dupe, element, emcee, endowment, etiology, eugenics, evaluate, facet, fact, feature, fed, federal agent, financier, fixings, freight agent, functionary, gauge, gene, general agent, genesiology, genetic code, genetics, go-between, ground, grounds, group, guardian, helper, hereditability, heredity, heritability, heritage, housekeeper, identify, implement, inborn capacity, incidental, influence, ingredient, inheritability, inheritance, instance, instrument, instrumentality, insurance agent, integrant, intermediary, item, land agent, landreeve, law agent, lender, librarian, literary agent, loan agent, majordomo, makings, master of ceremonies, matrocliny, matter, means, middleman, minor detail, minutia, minutiae, moneylender, news agent, occasion, official, parliamentary agent, part, part and parcel, particular, passenger agent, patrocliny, pharmacogenetics, piece, point, press agent, principle, proctor, procurator, proxy, puppet, purchasing agent, real estate agent, recessive character, regard, replication, representative, respect, sales agent, secretary, seneschal, sift, sort, sort out, special agent, specialty, station agent, steward, stimulus, theatrical agent, thing, thrash out, ticket agent, tool, travel agent, walking delegate, weigh, winnow
  

  



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WordNet 2.0
factor

Noun
1. anything that contributes causally to a result; "a number of factors determined the outcome"
(hypernym) cause
(hyponym) parameter
2. 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"
(synonym) component, constituent, element, ingredient
(hypernym) part, section, division
(hyponym) point
(derivation) factorize, factorise
3. any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together
(hypernym) number
(hyponym) deflator
(derivation) factor in, factor out
4. one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer; "what are the 4 factors of 6?"
(synonym) divisor
(hypernym) integer, whole number
(hyponym) prime factor
(derivation) factor in, factor out
5. a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission
(synonym) agent, broker
(hypernym) businessperson, bourgeois
(hyponym) auctioneer
(member-holonym) brokerage, brokerage firm, securities firm
6. an independent variable in statistics
(hypernym) independent variable, experimental variable
7. (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"
(synonym) gene, cistron
(hypernym) sequence
(hyponym) dominant gene
(part-holonym) deoxyribonucleic acid, desoxyribonucleic acid, DNA
(classification) genetics, genetic science

Verb
1. resolve into factors; "a quantum computer can factor the number 15"
(synonym) factor in, factor out
(hypernym) calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure
(derivation) divisor
(classification) arithmetic

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