- that is or may be estimated by quantity.
- of or relating to the describing or measuring of quantity.
- of or relating to a metrical system, as that of classical verse, based on the alternation of long and short, rather than accented and unaccented, syllables.
- of or relating to the length of a spoken vowel or consonant.
Origin of quantitative
Examples from the Web for quantitatively
So, the big question remains: Is Berlusconi quantitatively more corrupt than his predecessors?Berlusconi Exits, and an Era of Sexist Buffoonery Is Over
November 17, 2011
For only that which has matter as its substratum can be quantitatively differentiated.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy
It is probable that the two cases are only quantitatively different.The Organism as a Whole
We thus improve our goods qualitatively by adding to them quantitatively.Essentials of Economic Theory
John Bates Clark
Value can be measured and quantitatively handled only in terms of price.Social Value
B. M. Anderson
In virtue of the remaining tables it rejects any suggestion qualitatively or quantitatively inadequate.
- involving or relating to considerations of amount or sizeCompare qualitative
- capable of being measured
- prosody denoting or relating to a metrical system, such as that in Latin and Greek verse, that is based on the relative length rather than stress of syllables
Word Origin and History for quantitatively
1580s, "having quantity," from Medieval Latin quantitativus, from stem of Latin quantitas (see quantity). Meaning "measurable" is from 1650s. Related: Quantitatively.