quan·​ti·​tate | \ ˈkwän-tə-ˌtāt How to pronounce quantitate (audio) \
quantitated; quantitating

Definition of quantitate

transitive verb

1 : to measure or estimate the quantity of especially : to measure or determine precisely
2 : to express in quantitative terms

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quantitation \ ˌkwän-​tə-​ˈtā-​shən How to pronounce quantitation (audio) \ noun

Examples of quantitate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If there’s something in her system, the doctor may have to quantitate the level of what was in her system. Aurelie Corinthios, PEOPLE.com, "Rosie O’Donnell’s Ex-Wife Michelle Rounds’ Autopsy Is Complete, Cause of Death Pending Further Lab Results," 19 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of quantitate

1927, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for quantitate

back-formation from quantitative

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The first known use of quantitate was in 1927

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“Quantitate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quantitate. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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