Definition of Quantify

1. Verb. Use as a quantifier.

Category relationships: Logic
Generic synonyms: Define, Determine, Fix, Limit, Set, Specify
Derivative terms: Quantification



2. Verb. Express as a number or measure or quantity. "Can you quantify your results?"
Exact synonyms: Measure
Specialized synonyms: Gauge, Scale, Meter, Pace, Step, Clock, Time, Fathom, Sound, Titrate, Plumb, Librate, Weigh
Generic synonyms: Carry, Convey, Express
Derivative terms: Measurable, Measure, Measure, Measure, Measurement, Quantification, Quantity

Definition of Quantify

1. v. t. To modify or qualify with respect to quantity; to fix or express the quantity of; to rate.

Definition of Quantify

1. Verb. To assign a quantity to. ¹

2. Verb. To determine the value of (a variable or expression). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quantify

1. to determine the quantity of [v -FIED, -FYING, -FIES]

Medical Definition of Quantify

1. To express as a numerical amount. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quantify

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quantifiability
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quantify (current term)
quantifying
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quantising

Literary usage of Quantify

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1. Microbial and Phenotypic Definition of Rats and Mice: Proceedings of the by National Research Council Staff, ebrary, Inc, National Research Council, International Committee, Commission on Life Sciences, National Academy of Sciences (1999)
"SECONDARY LEVEL ASSESSMENT: EVALUATE AND quantify ABNORMALITIES The goals of the secondary assessment are to evaluate and quantify the abnormalities found ..."

2. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1848)
"1825, the quantify was increased to 1500 ; and in the next year to nearly 2500 ; and in the year following to, ..."

3. Lord Byron and Some of His Contemporaries by Leigh Hunt (1828)
"I hope a time will come when he and I may be able to repay you in kind for the latter; —for the rhyme, at least in quantify, you are in arrear to both. ..."

4. Clean Water in Your Watershed: A Citizens Guide to Watershed Protectionby Susan V. Alexander by Susan V. Alexander (1996)
"You need professional assistance to help quantify your problem. Make sure that these consolidated maps ... Gather, quantify, and Evaluate Environmental Data ..."

5. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1842)
"... probably because a large quantify of fluid is abstracted from the blood for its digestion ; but fruits and soft vegetables assist, by the quantity of ..."

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