Dictionary

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
Medical Dictionary

quantitative

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

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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: quantitative analysisPrevious Word in the Dictionary: quantitateAll Words Near: quantitative
July 06, 2015
categorical Hear it
absolute or relating to a category
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears