What does quantify mean?

Definitions for quantifyˈkwɒn təˌfaɪ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word quantify.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. quantify(verb)

    use as a quantifier

  2. quantify, measure(verb)

    express as a number or measure or quantity

    "Can you quantify your results?"


  1. Quantify(v. t.)

    (Logic) To make explicit the quantity of; as, to quantify a variable.

  2. Origin: [L. quantus now much + -fy.]


  1. quantify(Verb)

    To assign a quantity to.

  2. quantify(Verb)

    To determine the value of (a variable or expression).

  3. Origin: From quantificare (introduced by Sir William Hamilton in logic)

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Quantify

    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.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quantify in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quantify in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Budget Minister Christian Eckert:

    It's hard to quantify what is hidden.

  2. Tom Miller:

    It’s difficult to quantify how much is contributed by specific groups.

  3. Wade Gregory:

    You can't quantify it. You can't measure it. You want to see your child succeed.

  4. Stephen Lee:

    In our work I don't believe we have a firm conclusion. We would like to better quantify this.

  5. Steve Chiavarone:

    My guess is that companies are sensing the same thing, and don't know how to quantify it yet.

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