# Definitions and Synonyms of *factor in* | Another word for *factor in* | What is *factor in? *

*Definition 1: resolve into factors - [verb of cognition]*

*Samples where factor in or its synonyms are used according to this definition*

*a quantum computer can factor the number 15*

*Synonyms for factor in in the sense of this definition*

*(**factor in* is a kind of ...) make a mathematical calculation or computation

*factor in*is a kind of ...) make a mathematical calculation or computation

*(factor in* belongs to category ...) the branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations

## Definition 2: consider as relevant when making a decision - [verb of cognition]

### Samples where factor in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

*You must factor in the recent developments*

### Synonyms for factor in in the sense of this definition

### (*factor in* is a kind of ...) give careful consideration to

*"consider the possibility of moving"*