[ kwon-tuh-fahy ]
/ ˈkwɒn təˌfaɪ /
verb (used with object), quan·ti·fied, quan·ti·fy·ing.
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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 quantifies
/ (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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