Simple Definition of quantitative
: of or relating to how much there is of something : of or relating to the quantity or amount of something
Full Definition of quantitative
1 : of, relating to, or expressible in terms of quantity
2 : of, relating to, or involving the measurement of quantity or amount
3 : based on quantity; specifically of classical verse : based on temporal quantity or duration of sounds
Examples of quantitative in a sentence
Scientists are gathering quantitative information about human intelligence.
Origin and Etymology of quantitative
Medieval Latin quantitativus, from Latin quantitat-, quantitas quantity
First Known Use: 1581
Rhymes with quantitative
aggregative, agitative, applicative, carminative, circulative, cogitative, combinative, commutative, connotative, consecrative, consultative, contemplative, copulative, corporative, denotative, dissipative, duplicative, educative, facultative, federative, generative, germinative, gravitative, imitative, implicative, innovative, instigative, integrative, irritative, iterative, legislative, limitative, meditative, meliorative, motivative, nominative, nuncupative, operative, palliative, penetrative, procreative, propagative, qualitative, recreative, regulative, replicative, separative, terminative, vegetative
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