Quantify definition

kwŏntə-fī
To determine or express the quantity of; indicate the extent of; measure.
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To express in quantitative terms, or as a numerical equivalent.
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To quantify is defined as to measure or express the quantity of something.

An example of quantify is to count the number of times a word was misspelled in a book.

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To determine or express the quantity of.
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(logic) To limit the variables of (a proposition) by prefixing an operator such as all or some.
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(logic) To make the quantity or extension of (a term or symbol) clear and explicit by the use of a quantifier, as all, none, or some.
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To assign a quantity to.
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To determine the value of (a variable or expression).
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Origin of quantify

  • Medieval Latin quantificāre Latin quantus how great quantity Latin -ficāre -fy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Medieval Latin quantificare (introduced by Sir William Hamilton in logic)

    From Wiktionary