Definition of Quantifier

1. Noun. (logic) a word (such as 'some' or 'all' or 'no') that binds the variables in a logical proposition.

Exact synonyms: Logical Quantifier
Category relationships: Logic
Generic synonyms: Word
Specialized synonyms: Existential Operator, Existential Quantifier



2. Noun. (grammar) a word that expresses a quantity (as 'fifteen' or 'many').
Category relationships: Grammar
Generic synonyms: Word
Specialized synonyms: Universal Quantifier

Definition of Quantifier

1. Noun. (grammar) A word, such as ''all'' or ''many'', that expresses a quantity ¹

2. Noun. (logic) The operator, represented by either of the symbols ? (universal quantifier) or ? (existential quantifier), used in predicate calculus to indicate the degree that predicate is true for a specified set. ¹

3. Noun. (computing) A symbol or symbols in a regular expression indicating the number of characters to be matched. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quantifier

1. one that quantifies [n -S] - See also: quantifies

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quantifier

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quantasome
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quantic
quantics
quantifiabilities
quantifiability
quantifiable
quantifiableness
quantifiables
quantifiably
quantification
quantificational
quantifications
quantified
quantifier (current term)
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quantile
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quantisation
quantisations
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Literary usage of Quantifier

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1. A Reference Grammar of Classical Tamil Poetry by V. S. Rajam (1992)
"resulting in the structure: quantifier + noun + um ; another is to have the structure: noun + quantifier + um. The quantifier is a nominal, like a noun or ..."

2. A Reference Grammar of Classical Tamil Poetry by V. S. Rajam (1992)
"resulting in the structure: quantifier + noun + urn ; another is to have the structure: noun + quantifier + urn. The quantifier is a nominal, like a noun or ..."

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