Type: verb, noun

Definitions: (verb) To factor in something is to include it as part of a process. (noun) A factor is one of a number of things that causes a result.

Examples: (verb) I have factored in the effects of social media in my report about stress. (noun) There are three factors that lead to this outcome (noun) The main factor in the success of the program is effort made by the excellent teachers.

Synonyms: nouns: cause, element. verbs: include.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 1 B