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 Meanings and Examples of FACTORS
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
factor
 n.  number, except 1, by which a large number can be divided exactly
 n.  fact, circumstance
Classic Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  It reminded him that unforeseen factors operate in the evolution of immortality.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: 1 The Inevitable Movement Onward
2  But, first of all, I must keep you in touch with some of the other factors in the situation.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 8. First Report of Dr. Watson
3  These were all factors which had to be taken into consideration, and yet none of them got quite to the heart of the matter.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. The Adventure of The Musgrave Ritual
4  "Doing business in the village with a party of factors," replied the lady as she conducted her guests to the drawing-room.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
5  That a criminal was reared among male factors mitigates his fault in our eyes.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER IX
6  Puns are sometimes serious factors in politics; witness the Castratus ad castra, which made a general of the army of Narses; witness: Barbari et Barberini; witness: Tu es Petrus et super hanc petram, etc.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
7  Here the factor who had been walking on the barin's other side put in a word.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
8  "Quite so, Constantine Thedorovitch," replied the factor.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
9  But the assignment of these various meanings to the factor does not yield results which accord with the historic facts.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER II
10  The spirit of an army is the factor which multiplied by the mass gives the resulting force.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER II
11  Only then, expressing known historic facts by equations and comparing the relative significance of this factor, can we hope to define the unknown.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER II
12  This equation does not give us the value of the unknown factor but gives us a ratio between two unknowns.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER II
13  But for the trained reasoner to admit such intrusions into his own delicate and finely adjusted temperament was to introduce a distracting factor which might throw a doubt upon all his mental results.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
14  There is Mr. Frankland, of Lafter Hall, who is also an unknown factor, and there are one or two other neighbours.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 6. Baskerville Hall
15  And yet this new factor must surely arrest his attention and renew his interest.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 10. Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson
Example Sentence: (128 in 9 pages)
16  People's voting habits are influenced by political, social and economic factors.
17  A surprising number of ailments are caused by unsuspected environmental factors.
18  Let us extend the scope of the study to examine more factors.
19  We must separate out these different factors and examine each one.
20  Many factors are important, for example class, gender, age and ethnicity.
21  It is important to disentangle all the factors that may be causing your stress.
22  The factors which, if present, indicate the transfer as a going concern largely relate to intangible assets.
23  The physical benefits of exercise can be divided into three factors.
24  We must bring all positive factors into play.
25  Such factors relate to the conduct of the employee and the total compensation received.
26  These will be considered in relation to factors affecting the learning process.
27  The scientist was faced with many unknown factors.
28  Economic factors have played a significant part in Britain's decline as a world power.
29  There is evidence to suggest that certain factors predispose some individuals to criminal behaviour.
30  He said the large number of people surveyed and the lack of corrupting factors mean certain valid conclusions can be drawn from the results.