What does quantitative mean?

Definitions for quantitativeˈkwɒn tɪˌteɪ tɪv

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

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. Christopher Palazzolo:

    Investors are turning to alternatives, including quantitative strategies.

  2. Wayne Lin:

    Some people are positioning for European Central Bank quantitative easing.

  3. Alex Wong:

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

  4. The Commission:

    Absolute bans and quantitative restrictions should only be used as a measure of last resort.

  5. Richard Benson:

    I think a cut plus 100 billion pounds in new quantitative easing is probably the barrier (to more falls).

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