Quantify vs Quantitate what difference

what is difference between Quantify and Quantitate

English

Etymology

From Medieval Latin quantificare (introduced by Sir William Hamilton in logic)

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈkwɑːn.tə.faɪ/

Verb

quantify (third-person singular simple present quantifies, present participle quantifying, simple past and past participle quantified)

  1. To assign a quantity to.
  2. To determine the value of (a variable or expression).
  3. (logic) To relate a statement (called a predicate) to a given set using a quantifier—either for all (denoted ∀) or there exists (denoted ∃).

Synonyms

  • (measure the quantity of): quantitate

Translations



English

Etymology

Back-formation from quantitative.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkwɒn.tɪ.teɪt/

Verb

quantitate (third-person singular simple present quantitates, present participle quantitating, simple past and past participle quantitated)

  1. (transitive) To measure the quantity of, especially with high accuracy and taking uncertainty into account, as in quantitative analysis.

Related terms

  • quantitation

Synonyms

  • (assign a quantity to): quantify

Interlingua

Noun

quantitate (plural quantitates)

  1. quantity

Latin

Noun

quantitāte

  1. ablative singular of quantitās

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