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quantify

[ kwon-tuh-fahy ]
/ 藞kw蓲n t蓹藢fa瑟 /
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Definition of quantify

verb (used with object), quan路ti路fied, quan路ti路fy路ing.
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).

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Origin of quantify

First recorded in 1830鈥40; from Medieval Latin quantific膩re, equivalent to Latin quant(us) 鈥渉ow much鈥 + -ific膩re -ify

OTHER WORDS FROM quantify

quan路ti路fi路a路ble [kwon-tuh-fahy-uh-bil], /藢kw蓲n t蓹藞fa瑟 蓹 b瑟l/, adjectivequan路ti路fi路ca路tion [kwon-tuh-fuh-key-shuhn], /藢kw蓲n t蓹 f蓹藞ke瑟 蕛蓹n/, nounun路quan路ti路fied, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for quantify

quantify
/ (藞kw蓲nt瑟藢fa瑟) /

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 quantify

quantifiable, adjectivequantification, noun

Word Origin for quantify

C19: from Medieval Latin quantific膩re, from Latin quantus how much + facere to make
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