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  • English Word Factitious Definition Made by art, in distinction from what is produced by nature; artificial; sham; formed by, or adapted to, an artificial or conventional, in distinction from a natural, standard or rule; not natural; as, factitious cinnabar or jewels; a factitious taste.
  • English Word Factitive Definition Causing; causative.
  • English Word Factitive Definition Pertaining to that relation which is proper when the act, as of a transitive verb, is not merely received by an object, but produces some change in the object, as when we say, He made the water wine.
  • English Word Factive Definition Making; having power to make.
  • English Word Facto Definition In fact; by the act or fact.
  • English Word Factor Definition One who transacts business for another; an agent; a substitute; especially, a mercantile agent who buys and sells goods and transacts business for others in commission; a commission merchant or consignee. He may be a home factor or a foreign factor. He may buy and sell in his own name, and he is intrusted with the possession and control of the goods; and in these respects he differs from a broker.
  • English Word Factor Definition A steward or bailiff of an estate.
  • English Word Factor Definition One of the elements or quantities which, when multiplied together, from a product.
  • English Word Factor Definition One of the elements, circumstances, or influences which contribute to produce a result; a constituent.
  • English Word Factor Definition To resolve (a quantity) into its factors.
  • English Word Factorage Definition The allowance given to a factor, as a compensation for his services; -- called also a commission.
  • English Word Factored Definition of Factor
  • English Word Factoress Definition A factor who is a woman.
  • English Word Factorial Definition Of or pertaining to a factory.
  • English Word Factorial Definition Related to factorials.
  • English Word Factorial Definition A name given to the factors of a continued product when the former are derivable from one and the same function F(x) by successively imparting a constant increment or decrement h to the independent variable. Thus the product F(x).F(x + h).F(x + 2h) . . . F[x + (n-1)h] is called a factorial term, and its several factors take the name of factorials.
  • English Word Factorial Definition The product of the consecutive numbers from unity up to any given number.
  • English Word Factories Definition of Factory
  • English Word Factoring Definition The act of resolving into factors.
  • English Word Factoring Definition of Factor
  • English Word Factorize Definition To give warning to; -- said of a person in whose hands the effects of another are attached, the warning being to the effect that he shall not pay the money or deliver the property of the defendant in his hands to him, but appear and answer the suit of the plaintiff.
  • English Word Factorize Definition To attach (the effects of a debtor) in the hands of a third person ; to garnish. See Garnish.
  • English Word Factorized Definition of Factorize
  • English Word Factorizing Definition of Factorize
  • English Word Factorship Definition The business of a factor.
  • English Word Factory Definition A house or place where factors, or commercial agents, reside, to transact business for their employers.
  • English Word Factory Definition The body of factors in any place; as, a chaplain to a British factory.
  • English Word Factory Definition A building, or collection of buildings, appropriated to the manufacture of goods; the place where workmen are employed in fabricating goods, wares, or utensils; a manufactory; as, a cotton factory.
  • English Word Factotum Definition A person employed to do all kinds of work or business.
  • English Word Factotums Definition of Factotum