WordNet Search - 3.1

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

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- S: (n)
**factor**(anything that contributes causally to a result)*"a number of factors determined the outcome"* *direct hyponym*/*full hyponym*- S: (n) fundamental (any factor that could be considered important to the understanding of a particular business)
*"fundamentals include a company's growth, revenues, earnings, management, and capital structure"* - S: (n) parameter (any factor that defines a system and determines (or limits) its performance)
- S: (n) unknown quantity (a factor in a given situation whose bearing and importance is not apparent)
*"I don't know what the new man will do; he's still an unknown quantity"* - S: (n) wild card (an unpredictable factor)
*"the weather was a wild card"* - S: (n) releasing factor, releasing hormone, RF (a substance produced by the hypothalamus that is capable of accelerating the secretion of a given hormone by the anterior pituitary gland)
- S: (n) intrinsic factor (a substance produced by the mucosa of the stomach and intestines that is essential for the absorption of vitamin B12)
*"lack of intrinsic factor can result in pernicious anemia"* *direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/*sister term*- 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**direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/**sister term**- S: (n) number (a concept of quantity involving zero and units)
*"every number has a unique position in the sequence"* - S: (n) arity (the number of arguments that a function can take)
- S: (n) coordinate, co-ordinate (a number that identifies a position relative to an axis)
- S: (n) pagination, folio, page number, paging (the system of numbering pages)
- S: (n) decimal (a number in the decimal system)
- S: (n) constant (a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context)
*"the velocity of light is a constant"* - S: (n) oxidation number, oxidation state (the degree of oxidation of an atom or ion or molecule; for simple atoms or ions the oxidation number is equal to the ionic charge)
*"the oxidation number of hydrogen is +1 and of oxygen is -2"* - S: (n) cardinality ((mathematics) the number of elements in a set or group (considered as a property of that grouping))
- S: (n) count (the total number counted)
*"a blood count"* - S: (n)
**factor**(any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together) - S: (n) Fibonacci number (a number in the Fibonacci sequence)
- S: (n) prime, prime quantity (a natural number that has exactly two distinct natural number divisors: 1 and itself)
- S: (n) composite number (an integer that is divisible without remainder by at least one positive integer other than itself and one)
- S: (n) score (a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest)
*"the score was 7 to 0"* - S: (n) record (the number of wins versus losses and ties a team has had)
*"at 9-0 they have the best record in their league"* - S: (n) compound number (a quantity expressed in two different units)
*"one hour and ten minutes"* - S: (n) ordinal number, ordinal, no. (the number designating place in an ordered sequence)
- S: (n) cardinal number, cardinal (the number of elements in a mathematical set; denotes a quantity but not the order)
- S: (n) base, radix ((numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place)
*"10 is the radix of the decimal system"* - S: (n) floating-point number (a number represented in floating-point notation)
- S: (n) fixed-point number (a number represented in fixed-point notation)
- S: (n) atomic number (the order of an element in Mendeleyev's table of the elements; equal to the number of protons in the nucleus or electrons in the neutral state of an atom of an element)
- S: (n) baryon number (a number equal to the difference between the number of baryons and the number of antibaryons in any subatomic structure; it is conserved in all types of particle interactions)
- S: (n) quota (a prescribed number)
*"all the salesmen met their quota for the month"* - S: (n) linage, lineage (the number of lines in a piece of printed material)
- S: (n) natural number (the number 1 and any other number obtained by adding 1 to it repeatedly)
- S: (n) integer, whole number (any of the natural numbers (positive or negative) or zero)
*"an integer is a number that is not a fraction"* - S: (n) addend (a number that is added to another number (the augend))
- S: (n) augend (a number to which another number (the addend) is added)
- S: (n) minuend (the number from which the subtrahend is subtracted)
- S: (n) subtrahend (the number to be subtracted from the minuend)
- S: (n) remainder, difference (the number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend gives the minuend)
- S: (n) complex number, complex quantity, imaginary number, imaginary ((mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1)
- S: (n) square, second power (the product of two equal terms)
*"nine is the second power of three"; "gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance"* - S: (n) cube, third power (the product of three equal terms)
- S: (n) biquadrate, biquadratic, quartic, fourth power (an algebraic equation or function of the fourth degree)
- S: (n) root (a number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number)
- S: (n) dividend (a number to be divided by another number)
- S: (n) divisor (the number by which a dividend is divided)
- S: (n) quotient (the number obtained by division)
- S: (n) remainder (the part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor)
- S: (n) multiplier, multiplier factor (the number by which a multiplicand is multiplied)
- S: (n) multiplicand (the number that is multiplied by the multiplier)
*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"*