WordNet Search - 3.1

Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations

Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"

- S: (n)
**factor**(anything that contributes causally to a result)*"a number of factors determined the outcome"* - S: (n) component, constituent, element,
**factor**, ingredient (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"* - S: (n) divisor,
**factor**(one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer)*"what are the 4 factors of 6?"* - S: (n) agent,
**factor**, broker (a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission) - S: (n)
**factor**(any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together) *direct hyponym*/**full hyponym**- S: (n) deflator (a statistical factor designed to remove the effect of inflation; inflation adjusted variables are in constant dollars)
- S: (n) conversion factor (factor by which a quantity that is expressed in one set of units must be multiplied in order to convert it into another set of units)
- S: (n) factor of proportionality, constant of proportionality (the constant value of the ratio of two proportional quantities x and y; usually written y = kx, where k is the factor of proportionality)
- S: (n) Planck's constant, h (the constant of proportionality relating the energy of a photon to its frequency; approximately 6.626 x 10^-34 joule-second)
*direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/*sister term**derivationally related form*- S: (n)
**factor**(an independent variable in statistics) - S: (n) gene, cistron,
**factor**((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"*

- S: (v)
**factor**, factor in, factor out (resolve into factors)*"a quantum computer can factor the number 15"* - S: (v)
**factor**(be a contributing factor)*"make things factor into a company's profitability"* - S: (v)
**factor**, factor in, factor out (consider as relevant when making a decision)*"You must factor in the recent developments"*