fact, circumstance, etc. that helps to produce a result
number, except 1, by which a large number can be divided exactly
"a number of factors determined the outcome"
"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"
"what are the 4 factors of 6?"
"genes were formerly called factors"
"a quantum computer can factor the number 15"
"make things factor into a company's profitability"
"You must factor in the recent developments"
An avow'd Factor and Procurer of that odious Judgement.