# quantify

## Definitions

• WordNet 3.6
• v quantify express as a number or measure or quantity "Can you quantify your results?"
• v quantify use as a quantifier
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
• Quantify (Logic) To make explicit the quantity of; as, to quantify a variable.
• Quantify To modify or qualify with respect to quantity; to determine, fix or express the quantity of; to rate.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
• quantify To determine the quantity of; modify or determine with regard to quantity; mark with the sign of quantity: as, to quantify a syllable or a verse: more especially a term in logic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
• v.t Quantify kwon′ti-fī to determine with respect to quantity: to fix or express the quantity of
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## Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. quantus, now much + -fy,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. quantus, how great, facĕre, to make.

## Usage

### In literature:

Skim the fat from the gravy, which should be thickened by shaking in a very small quantify of flour.
"Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches" by Eliza Leslie
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### In news:

We can quantify most of the things a football coach does to help his team win games.
Using Photochemiluminescence to Quantify the Antioxidative Capacity of Topicals.
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Quantifying the effect of political uncertainty on the global economy.
The purpose of this work is to quantify the differences in performance that can be achieved by studying a wide range of IFBs currently available on the market.
That aspect of Fastball 's creative make-up has made their success difficult to quantify.