decisive/deciding/determining factor

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of decisive/deciding/determining factor

: the most important reason
  • Cost was the decisive/deciding/determining factor in their decision.

Word by Word Definitions

decisive play
  1. : having the power or quality of deciding

  2. : resolute, determined

  3. : unmistakable, unquestionable

deciding
  1. : that decides : decisive

determine play determining
  1. : to fix conclusively or authoritatively

  2. : to decide by judicial sentence

  3. : to settle or decide by choice of alternatives or possibilities

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

  2. : broker

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

  1. : to work as a factor

  2. : to resolve into factors

  3. : to include or admit as a factor


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