determining factor

Definitions of determining factor
  1. noun
    a determining or causal element or factor
    synonyms: causal factor, determinant, determinative, determiner
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    clincher, decisive factor
    a point or fact or remark that settles something conclusively
    influence
    a cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do
    imponderable
    a factor whose effects cannot be accurately assessed
    imprint
    a distinctive influence
    morale builder
    something or someone who influences by building or strengthening morale
    canker, pestilence
    a pernicious and malign influence that is hard to get rid of
    support
    something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest
    enticement, temptation
    something that seduces or has the quality to seduce
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    cognitive factor
    something immaterial (as a circumstance or influence) that contributes to producing a result
  2. noun
    an argument that is conclusive
    synonyms: clincher, determiner
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    argument, statement
    a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true
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