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quantitative

adjective quan·ti·ta·tive \ˈkwän-tə-ˌtā-tiv\

: 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
quan·ti·ta·tive·ly adverb
quan·ti·ta·tive·ness noun

Examples of QUANTITATIVE

  1. Scientists are gathering quantitative information about human intelligence.

Origin of QUANTITATIVE

Medieval Latin quantitativus, from Latin quantitat-, quantitas quantity
First Known Use: 1581

quantitative

adjective quan·ti·ta·tive \ˈkwän(t)-ə-ˌtāt-iv\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical 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
quan·ti·ta·tive·ly adverb

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