Definitions for factorship
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
one of the elements contributing to a particular result or situation.
one of two or more numbers, algebraic expressions, or the like, that when multiplied together produce a given product; a divisor:
6 and 3 are factors of 18.
any of certain substances necessary to a biochemical or physiological process, esp. those whose exact nature and function are unknown.
a business organization that lends money on accounts receivable or buys and collects accounts receivable.
an agent or merchant earning a commission by selling goods belonging to others.
a person or business organization that finances another's business.
(v.t.)to express (a mathematical quantity) as a product of two or more quantities of like kind, as 30 = 2 ∙ 3 ∙ 5, or x2−y2=(x+y) (x − y).
factor in or into, to include as a contributing element.
Category: Verb Phrase
Origin of factor:
1400–50; ME facto(u)r < L factor maker
the business of a factor