Definitions for quantitativeˈkwɒn tɪˌteɪ tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quantitative(adj)

    expressible as a quantity or relating to or susceptible of measurement

    "export wheat without quantitative limitations"; "quantitative analysis determines the amounts and proportions of the chemical constituents of a substance or mixture"

  2. quantitative(adj)

    relating to the measurement of quantity

    "quantitative studies"

  3. quantitative(adj)

    (of verse) having a metric system based on relative duration of syllables

    "in typical Greek and Latin verse of the classical period the rhymic system is based on some arrangement of long and short elements"


  1. quantitative(Adjective)

    Of a measurement based on some quantity or number rather than on some quality

  2. quantitative(Adjective)

    Of a form of analysis that determines the amount of some element or compound in a sample

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quantitative(adj)

    relating to quantity

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. quantitatif.]

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Quantitative

    Involving the determination of quantities. Thus a simple test would indicate that a current was passing through a wire. This would be a qualitative test. If by proper apparatus the exact intensity of the current was determined, it would be a quantitative determination. (See Qualitative.)


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quantitative in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quantitative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Wayne Lin:

    Some people are positioning for European Central Bank quantitative easing.

  2. Alex Wong:

    People expected the QE (quantitative easing) so the rise in the market isn't that great.

  3. Joe Saluzzi:

    Whether it's in the U.S., Japan or Europe, the market likes quantitative easing, but China concerns have not gone away.

  4. Lee Kyung-min:

    Foreigners are continuing their buying spree on the back of increased global liquidity after quantitative easing by the ECB.

  5. William Gortney:

    The Russians have developed a far more capable military than the quantitative, very large military that the Soviet Union had.

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