factorize

[fak-tuh-rahyz]

verb (used with object), fac·tor·ized, fac·tor·iz·ing.

Mathematics. to resolve into factors.

Nearby words

  1. factorage,
  2. factorial,
  3. factorial experiment,
  4. factorially,
  5. factoring,
  6. factory,
  7. factory farm,
  8. factory outlet,
  9. factory price,
  10. factory ship

Also especially British, fac·tor·ise.

Origin of factorize

First recorded in 1855–60; factor + -ize

Related formsfac·tor·i·za·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for factorization

factorize

factorise

verb

(tr) maths to resolve (an integer or polynomial) into factors
Derived Formsfactorization or factorisation, noun

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