factorize

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From factor +‎ -ize

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factorize (third-person singular simple present factorizes, present participle factorizing, simple past and past participle factorized)

  1. (mathematics, transitive) To create a list of the factors of.
  2. (mathematics, transitive) To divide an expression into a list of items that, when multiplied together, will produce the original quantity.
  3. (US, transitive) To warn not to pay or give up goods.
  4. (US, transitive) To attach the effects of a debtor in the hands of a third party.

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