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Quantity (IPA: /ˈkwɑntəti/)

Quantity (v. t.)

To modify or qualify with respect to quantity; to fix or express the quantity of; to rate.

Quantity (n.)

The attribute of being so much, and not more or less; the property of being measurable, or capable of increase and decrease, multiplication and division; greatness; and more concretely, that which answers the question "LFT How much? RHT"; measure in regard to bulk or amount; determinate or comparative dimensions; measure; amount; bulk; extent; size.

Quantity (n.)

The extent or extension of a general conception, that is, the number of species or individuals to which it may be applied; also, its content or comprehension, that is, the number of its constituent qualities, attributes, or relations.

Quantity (n.)

The measure of a syllable; that which determines the time in which it is pronounced; as, the long or short quantity of a vowel or syllable.

Quantity (n.)

The relative duration of a tone.

Quantity (n.)

That which can be increased, diminished, or measured; especially (Math.), anything to which mathematical processes are applicable.

Quantity (n.)

A determinate or estimated amount; a sum or bulk; a certain portion or part; sometimes, a considerable amount; a large portion, bulk, or sum; as, a medicine taken in quantities, that is, in large quantities.


Property that exists in a range of magnitudes or multitudes; property that can exist as a magnitude or multitude

Quantity Synonyms

Measure, Amount

Quantity Rhymes

Quantity, Conaty, Quantity

Spanish Translation

Quantity in Spanish is Cantidad

Tagalog Translation

Quantity in Tagalog is Dami

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A quantity Q(M) is identifiable, given a set of assumptions A, iffor any two models M1 and M2 that satisfy A, we have" - Judea Pearl

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Every quantity is intellectually conceivable as infinitely divisible." - Leonardo da Vinci

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I lov'd Ophelia: forty thousand brothers Could not, with all their quantity of love, Make up my sum." - Hamlet

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up." - Mark Twain

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Pure publication quantity today has become a meaningless metric. One can publish almost anything." - Robert J. Marks II

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