to determine, indicate, or express the quantity of.
Logic. to make explicit the quantity of (a proposition).
to give quantity to (something regarded as having only quality).
- quan·ti·fi·a·ble [kwon-tuh-fahy-uh-bil], /ˌkwɒn təˈfaɪ ə bɪl/, adjective
- quan·ti·fi·ca·tion [kwon-tuh-fuh-key-shuhn], /ˌkwɒn tə fəˈkeɪ ʃən/, noun
- un·quan·ti·fied, adjective
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How to use quantify in a sentence
As Unbounce quantifies all of these essential UX and performance-based elements, you can benefit from a clear-cut snapshot of the elements that are currently working well and what needs improvement.Three uncommon on-page SEO analysis techniques (That move the needle) | Matt Cayless | October 1, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
Individual behavior, although hard to quantify, has played an important role, says Ferdinando Luca Lorini, director of intensive care at a hospital in Bergamo.
A model for collaborationThis agreement could be one of the few specific interventions that is big enough to allow researchers to quantify its impact on the size of the monarch population.Migrating monarchs are in trouble. Here’s how we can all help them. | By D. André Green II/The Conversation | September 23, 2020 | Popular-Science
At GroupM, for example, the media agency’s buyers have been quantifying the impact of exchange fees as part of their own attempts to broker preferred rates with SSPs.‘Necessary, but insufficient:’ Advertisers are starting to question the value of low exchange fees | Seb Joseph | September 23, 2020 | Digiday
The company said it was following all federal guidelines, although no agency had quantified the dangers posed to workers like Steadman due to stepped-up plasma donations.Foreign Masks, Fear and a Fake Certification: Staff at CSL Plasma Say Conditions at Donation Centers Aren’t Safe | by J. David McSwane | September 21, 2020 | ProPublica
“Many know that they have issues with sleep, but a proper quantification of it helps…” he says.The Tracker That Might Actually Help You Sleep Better | DailyBurn | October 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This is specious quantification, whether or not differential equations have been incompetently applied.Barbara Fredrickson’s Bestselling ‘Positivity’ Is Trashed by a New Study | Will Wilkinson | August 16, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
But much of what makes a candidate a Wingnut resists easy quantification.
The writer does not avail himself of the new accentual quantification, and his other licences are but few.The Flourishing of Romance and the Rise of Allegory | George Saintsbury
And we have traveled the road familiar to many nursing scholars, the road of expertise in objectification and quantification.Nursing as Caring | Anne Boykin
The like may also be said about his other innovation, the Quantification of the Predicate.
Hamilton's great paradox was the quantification of the predicate; a fearful phrase, easily explained.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II) | Augustus De Morgan
In this the principle of the quantification of the predicate was first explicitly stated.
British Dictionary definitions for quantify
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
- quantifiable, adjective
- quantification, noun
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