Quantify Definition

quantified, quantifies, quantifying
quantified, quantifies, quantifying
To determine or express the quantity of; indicate the extent of; measure.
Webster's New World
To express in quantitative terms, or as a numerical equivalent.
Webster's New World
To limit the variables of (a proposition) by prefixing an operator such as all or some.
American Heritage
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.
Webster's New World

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

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