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[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.


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