Definition of factor:

part of speech: noun

A doer or transactor of business for another; one who buys and sells goods for others, on commission; one of two or more quantities, which, multiplied together, form a product.

part of speech: noun

An agent in trade; one of two quantities multiplied together.

part of speech: verb

Resolve into mathematical factors.

part of speech: noun


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