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quantitate

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verb quan·ti·tate \ˈkwän-tə-ˌtāt\

Definition of quantitate

quantitated

quantitating

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to measure or estimate the quantity of; especially :  to measure or determine precisely

  3. 2 :  to express in quantitative terms

quantitation

play \ˌkwän-tə-ˈtā-shən\ noun


Origin and Etymology of quantitate

back-formation from quantitative


First Known Use: 1927


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