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Another word for factor

  1. One of the individual entities contributing to a whole

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  2. One of the conditions or facts attending an event and having some bearing on it

      1. Of, belonging to, or associated with a specific person, group, thing, or category; not general or universal:
      2. Distinctive among others of the same group, category, or nature; noteworthy or exceptional:
      3. Of, relating to, or providing details; precise:
      1. Knowledge or information based on real occurrences:
      2. Something demonstrated to exist or known to have existed:
      3. A real occurrence; an event:
      1. An individual part or item; a particular:
      2. Particulars considered individually and in relation to a whole:
      3. A minor or an inconsequential item or aspect; a minutia:
      1. a fact or event accompanying another, either incidentally or as an essential condition or determining factor
      2. any happening or fact; event
      3. conditions surrounding and affecting a person, esp. financial conditions
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Another word for factor

  1. A component part

      1. Determinative.
      2. An influencing or determining element or factor:
      3. The value computed from a square matrix of numbers by a rule of combining products of the matrix entries and that characterizes the solvablitity of simultaneous linear equations. Its absolute value can be interpreted as an area or volume.
      1. Serving as part of a whole; component:
      2. Empowered to elect or designate.
      3. Authorized to make or amend a constitution:
      1. A section or quantity within a larger thing; a part of a whole.
      2. A part separated from a whole.
      3. A helping of food.
  2. An agent

      1. One that serves as an example or type for others of the same classification.
      2. One that serves as a delegate or agent for another.
      3. A member of a governmental body, usually legislative, chosen by popular vote.
      1. One who manages another's property, finances, or other affairs.
      2. One who is in charge of the household affairs of a large estate, club, hotel, or resort.
      3. A ship's officer who is in charge of provisions and dining arrangements.
      1. One that acts as an agent for others, as in negotiating contracts, purchases, or sales in return for a fee or commission.
      2. A stockbroker.
      3. A power broker.