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) - 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"* *domain category**direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/**sister term**- S: (v) calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure (make a mathematical calculation or computation)
- S: (v) quantize, quantise (apply quantum theory to; restrict the number of possible values of (a quantity) or states of (a physical entity or system) so that certain variables can assume only certain discrete magnitudes that are integral multiples of a common factor)
*"Quantize gravity"* - S: (v) extract (calculate the root of a number)
- S: (v) process (perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information)
*"The results of the elections were still being processed when he gave his acceptance speech"* - S: (v) prorate (divide or assess proportionally)
*"The rent was prorated for the rest of the month"* - S: (v) miscalculate, misestimate (calculate incorrectly)
*"I miscalculated the number of guests at the wedding"* - S: (v) recalculate (calculate anew)
*"The costs had to be recalculated"* - S: (v) average, average out (compute the average of)
- S: (v)
**factor**, factor in, factor out (resolve into factors)*"a quantum computer can factor the number 15"* - S: (v) add, add together (make an addition by combining numbers)
*"Add 27 and 49, please!"* - S: (v) subtract, deduct, take off (make a subtraction)
*"subtract this amount from my paycheck"* - S: (v) multiply (combine by multiplication)
*"multiply 10 by 15"* - S: (v) divide, fraction (perform a division)
*"Can you divide 49 by seven?"* - S: (v) interpolate, extrapolate (estimate the value of)
- S: (v) differentiate (calculate a derivative; take the derivative)
- S: (v) integrate (calculate the integral of; calculate by integration)
- S: (v) survey (plot a map of (land))
- S: (v) estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge (judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time))
*"I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"* - S: (v) budget (make a budget)
- S: (v) capitalize, capitalise (compute the present value of a business or an income)
- S: (v) resolve, solve (find the solution)
*"solve an equation"; "solve for x"* *derivationally related form**sentence frame*- 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"*