[kwon-tuh-fahy] /ˈkwɒn təˌfaɪ/
verb (used with object), quantified, quantifying.
to determine, indicate, or express the of.
Logic. to make explicit the of (a proposition).
to give to (something regarded as having only quality).
verb (transitive) -fies, -fying, -fied
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
1840, from Medieval Latin quantificare, from Latin quantus “as much,” correlative pronomial adjective (see quantity) + facere “to make” (see factitious). Literal sense of “determine the quantity of, measure” is from 1878. Related: Quantified; quantifying.
[kwon-tahyl, -til] /ˈkwɒn taɪl, -tɪl/ noun, Statistics. 1. one of the class of values of a variate that divides the total frequency of a sample or population into a given number of equal proportions.
[kwon-tahyz] /ˈkwɒn taɪz/ verb (used with object), quantized, quantizing. 1. Mathematics, Physics. to restrict (a variable quantity) to discrete values rather than to a continuous set of values. 2. Physics. to change the description of (a physical system) from classical to quantum-mechanical, usually resulting in discrete values for observable quantities, as energy or angular momentum. […]
[kwon-ti-teyt] /ˈkwɒn tɪˌteɪt/ verb (used with object), quantitated, quantitating. 1. to determine the of, especially with precision. n. 1952, from quantity + -ation. Related: Quantitate.
[kwon-ti-teyt] /ˈkwɒn tɪˌteɪt/ verb (used with object), quantitated, quantitating. 1. to determine the of, especially with precision.