Definitions for quantitatively

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quan•ti•ta•tiveˈkwɒn tɪˌteɪ tɪv(adj.)

  1. being or capable of being measured by quantity.

  2. of or pertaining to the describing or measuring of quantity.

  3. pertaining to or based on the relative duration of syllables:

    Classical prosody was quantitative.

    Category: Prosody

  4. of or pertaining to the length of a speech sound.

    Category: Phonetics

Origin of quantitative:

1575–85; < ML quantitātīvus= L quantitāt- (s. of quantitās) quantity+-īvus -ive


Princeton's WordNet

  1. quantitatively(adverb)

    in a quantitative manner

    "this can be expressed quantitatively"


  1. quantitatively(Adverb)

    In a quantitative manner.

  2. quantitatively(Adverb)

    With respect to quantity rather than quality.


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