use as a quantifier
express as a number or measure or quantity
"Can you quantify your results?"
(Logic) To make explicit the quantity of; as, to quantify a variable.
Origin: [L. quantus now much + -fy.]
To assign a quantity to.
To determine the value of (a variable or expression).
Origin: From quantificare (introduced by Sir William Hamilton in logic)
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kwon′ti-fī, v.t. to determine with respect to quantity: to fix or express the quantity of.—n. Quantificā′tion, the art, process, or form by which anything is quantified.—Quantification of the predicate, a phrase belonging to logic, signifying the attachment of the signs of quantity to the predicate. [L. quantus, how great, facĕre, to make.]
The numerical value of quantify in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of quantify in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's hard to quantify what is hidden.
In our work I don't believe we have a firm conclusion. We would like to better quantify this.
It enables you to think quicker and feel sharper, although I've only started recently so it's hard to quantify the full effects.
Being able to potentially quantify the increased risk for the daughters of smokers would give more weight to the argument made here.
It's difficult to quantify how much the currency market has factored in the possibility of Greece missing the June 5 repayment deadline, greek debt yields provide only a rough guide, and although a missed deadline will not spell default, market concern remains high.
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