deciding factor

Definition of deciding factor

  1. 1 :  something that causes someone to make a particular decision The deciding factor was cost. His lack of experience was the deciding factor in my decision not to hire him.

  2. 2 :  something that causes something to end a particular way His home run was the deciding factor in the game.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  that decides :  decisive

  1. :  one who acts or transacts business for another: such as

    :  broker

    :  one that lends money to producers and dealers (as on the security of accounts receivable)

  1. :  to work as a factor

    :  to resolve into factors

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