Definition of quantify verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

quantify

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈkwɒntɪfaɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɑːntɪfaɪ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they quantify
BrE BrE//ˈkwɒntɪfaɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɑːntɪfaɪ//
 
he / she / it quantifies
BrE BrE//ˈkwɒntɪfaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɑːntɪfaɪz//
 
past simple quantified
BrE BrE//ˈkwɒntɪfaɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɑːntɪfaɪd//
 
past participle quantified
BrE BrE//ˈkwɒntɪfaɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɑːntɪfaɪd//
 
-ing form quantifying
BrE BrE//ˈkwɒntɪfaɪɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɑːntɪfaɪɪŋ//
 
 
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quantify something to describe or express something as an amount or a number The risks to health are impossible to quantify. Word Origin mid 16th cent.: from medieval Latin quantificare, from Latin quantus ‘how much’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: quantify