Definitions For 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
  • An independent variable in statistics
  • An abstract part of something
  • Anything that contributes causally to a result
  • A businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission
  • Any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together
  • One of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer
  • Something that helps produce or influence a result : one of the things that cause something to happen
  • A number that evenly divides a larger number
  • An amount by which another amount is multiplied or divided


  • Resolve into factors
  • Consider as relevant when making a decision
  • Be a contributing factor
  • To consider or include (something) in making a judgment or calculation
  • To not consider or include (something) in making a judgment or calculation

Is Factor a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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Words with Friends

The word Factor is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Factor in a Sentence

  • There were several factors contributing to their recent decline.
  • Poor planning was a major factor in the company's failure.
  • 6, 4, 3, and 2 are factors of 12.

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Antonyms for Factor

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