The wine is made in small quantities.
The boss is worried about quantity as well as quality.
The family buys food in quantity.
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Middle English quantite, from Anglo-French quantité, from Latin quantitat-, quantitas, from quantus how much, how large; akin to Latin quam how, as, quando when, qui who — more at who