What does factoring mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. factorization, factorisation, factoring(noun)

    (mathematics) the resolution of an entity into factors such that when multiplied together they give the original entity


  1. factoring(Noun)

    A financial transaction whereby a business sells its accounts receivable to a third party (called a factor) at a discount.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Factoring

    of Factor

  2. Factoring(noun)

    the act of resolving into factors


  1. Factoring

    Factoring is a financial transaction whereby a business sells its accounts receivable to a third party at a discount. In "advance" factoring, the factor provides financing to the seller of the accounts in the form of a cash "advance," often 70-85% of the purchase price of the accounts, with the balance of the purchase price being paid, net of the factor's discount fee and other charges, upon collection from the account client. In "maturity" factoring, the factor makes no advance on the purchased accounts; rather, the purchase price is paid on or about the average maturity date of the accounts being purchased in the batch.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of factoring in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of factoring in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Irwin Michael:

    Right now people are taking maximum negativity and factoring that out into the marketplace, the path of least resistance is down.

  2. Ben Hammer:

    It gives them a way to pad their revenues by $15 to $25 per day without you really seeing that and factoring it in to what you are spending.

  3. Claes Larsson:

    We assume the market in two to three years will be weaker than today. We are extra cautious right now about factoring in today's price levels in projects we start today.

  4. Armando Ambroisio:

    Italian firms working with Russian partners are receiving requests for discounts and for a renegotiation of their contracts to include conditions factoring in movements of the rouble.

  5. Alistair McCaig:

    A sizeable percentage of the market is factoring in some sort of quantitative-easing announcement, so there's a touch of trepidation, investors have bought the rumour so they could sell the news.

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