divisor, factor - one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer

Example:- what are the 4 factors of 6?

factor - anything that contributes causally to a result

Example:- a number of factors determined the outcome

factor - any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together

factor - an independent variable in statistics

component, constituent, element, factor, ingredient - an abstract part of something

Example:- jealousy was a component of his character

agent, broker, factor - a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission

cistron, factor, gene - (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

Example:- genes were formerly called factors

factor, factor in, factor out - resolve into factors

Example:- a quantum computer can factor the number 15

factor, factor in, factor out - consider as relevant when making a decision

Example:- You must factor in the recent developments

factor - be a contributing factor

Example:- make things factor into a company's profitability

Source : WordNet