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
Examples of quantitative in a sentence
Scientists are gathering quantitative information about human intelligence.
Origin and Etymology of quantitative
Medieval Latin quantitativus, from Latin quantitat-, quantitas quantity
First Known Use: 1581
QUANTITATIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of quantitative for English Language Learners
: of or relating to how much there is of something : of or relating to the quantity or amount of something
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