Definition of quantifier
: one that quantifies: such asa : a prefixed operator that binds the variables in a logical formula by specifying their quantityb : a limiting noun modifier (such as five in “the five young men”) expressive of quantity and characterized by occurrence before the descriptive adjectives in a noun phrase
Examples of quantifier in a sentence
“Five” in “the five men” is a quantifier.
First Known Use of quantifier
QUANTIFIER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of quantifier for English Language Learners
grammar : a word or number (such as “many,” “few,” “some,” “two,” or “2”) that is used with a noun to show the amount of something
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