Definition of factor verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

factor

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈfæktə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfæktər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they factor
BrE BrE//ˈfæktə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfæktər//
 
he / she / it factors
BrE BrE//ˈfæktəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfæktərz//
 
past simple factored
BrE BrE//ˈfæktəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfæktərd//
 
past participle factored
BrE BrE//ˈfæktəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfæktərd//
 
-ing form factoring
BrE BrE//ˈfæktərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfæktərɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Origin late Middle English (meaning ‘doer’, also in the Scots sense ‘agent’): from French facteur or Latin factor, from fact- ‘done’, from the verb facere. Phrasal Verbsfactor somethingin
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: factor