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Verb: factor in
  1. Consider as relevant when making a decision
    "You must factor in the recent developments";
    - factor, factor out
  2. (arithmetic) resolve into factors
    "a quantum computer can factor in the number 15";
    - factor, factor out

Derived forms: factoring in, factored in, factors in

Type of: calculate, cipher, compute, consider, cypher, figure [N. Amer], reckon, study, work out