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

Simple Definition of quantitative

  • : of or relating to how much there is of something : of or relating to the quantity or amount of something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of quantitative

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or expressible in terms of quantity

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or involving the measurement of quantity or amount

  3. 3 :  based on quantity; specifically of classical verse :  based on temporal quantity or duration of sounds

quantitatively adverb
quantitativeness noun

Examples of quantitative in a sentence

  1. Scientists are gathering quantitative information about human intelligence.



Origin of quantitative

Medieval Latin quantitativus, from Latin quantitat-, quantitas quantity


First Known Use: 1581


Medical Dictionary

quantitative

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

Medical Definition of quantitative

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or expressible in terms of quantity

  2. 2:  of, relating to, or involving the measurement of quantity or amount

quantitatively adverb




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