[ kwon-tuh-fahy ]
/ ˈkwɒn təˌfaɪ /
verb (used with object), quan·ti·fied, quan·ti·fy·ing.
CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!
How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.
Origin of quantify
1830–40; < Medieval Latin quantificāre, equivalent to Latin quant(us) how much + -ificāre -ify
OTHER WORDS FROM quantify
quan·ti·fi·a·ble, adjectivequan·ti·fi·a·bly, adverbquan·ti·fi·ca·tion, nounnon·quan·ti·fi·a·ble, adjective
un·quan·ti·fi·a·ble, adjectiveun·quan·ti·fied, adjective
Words nearby quantify
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British Dictionary definitions for non-quantifiable
/ (ˈkwɒntɪˌfaɪ) /
verb -fies, -fying or -fied (tr)
to discover or express the quantity of
logic to specify the quantity of (a term) by using a quantifier, such as all, some, or no
Derived forms of quantifyquantifiable, adjectivequantification, noun
Word Origin for quantify
C19: from Medieval Latin quantificāre, from Latin quantus how much + facere to make
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