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QUANTIFY (quantified)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does quantify mean? 

QUANTIFY (verb)
  The verb QUANTIFY has 2 senses:

1. use as a quantifier
2. express as a number or measure or quantity

  Familiarity information: QUANTIFY used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


QUANTIFY (verb)


Sense 1quantify [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Use as a quantifier

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Hypernyms (to "quantify" is one way to...):

determine; fix; limit; set; specify (decide upon or fix definitely)

Domain category:

logic (the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


Sense 2quantify [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Express as a number or measure or quantity

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

measure; quantify

Context example:

Can you quantify your results?

Hypernyms (to "quantify" is one way to...):

carry; convey; express (serve as a means for expressing something)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "quantify"):

gauge (measure precisely and against a standard)

scale (measure with or as if with scales)

meter (measure with a meter)

pace; step (measure (distances) by pacing)

clock; time (measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time)

fathom; sound (measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line)

titrate (measure by (the volume or concentration of solutions) by titration)

plumb (measure the depth of something)

librate; weigh (determine the weight of)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


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