Quantify is a pretty tough word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!
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Below you will find the definition of quantify, followed by 41 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(verb) - express as a number or measure or quantity
EXAMPLES - Quantify in a Sentence
- Perhaps the desire to quantify is going too far here. (source)
- Can you kind of quantify what you guys have actually done? (source)
- But it's an opportunity to kind of quantify what's going on. " (source)
- a way to collect his community intelligence on a mass scale and "quantify" it. (source)
- Can you kind of quantify what you think that did to the quarter on an EPS basis? (source)
- Is it like a six-month ramp, nine-month or is there a way to kind of quantify that? (source)
- If I could quantify the quality of the oatmeal, I'd have a final way to compare costs. (source)
- A resident asked the council members how they could "quantify" the safety of people in town. (source)
- A difficult one to quantify is the fundraisers where you pays your money and, say, get a meal. (source)
- And even advocates of character-based lending concede such qualities are incredibly hard to quantify. (source)
- The council was aware of Zimbabwe's dire economic situation and they wanted to "quantify" it, he said. (source)
- (Again, see my reply to goosefat101, where I do "quantify" what sorts of things constitute "poor writing".) (source)
- Finally, there is another issue, also hard to quantify, that is both psychic and financial: economic sentiment. (source)
- How do you ... have you been able to kind of quantify in your own mind what you think the risk is in that regard? (source)
- Then on infrastructure margins, is there a way to kind of quantify the Mexico effect here in the operating margin? (source)
- Let's take a look at some of the numbers that are used to quantify the vibrancy of the Latino community in our nation. (source)
- Is there any way to kind of quantify how much revenue we are seeing from design wins won, say, over the last 12 months? (source)
- On the electric utility side in the fourth quarter, can you kind of quantify what impact weather may have had on earnings? (source)
- While we observe some egalitarian impulses in the movement, it is impossible to quantify gender roles in the early churches. (source)
- Can you kind of quantify the magnitude of the investment, and if not, can you kind of tell us where we're spending these dollars? (source)
- I am just wondering guys if you can kind of quantify what you guys are seeing in that market, what color is surrounding that momentum? (source)
- I know you can't talk about contract terms, but can you kind of quantify potential '09 earnings benefit from the Acadia short term deal? (source)
- What if we decided to "quantify" the harm done when people are shamed by their fellow citizens before receiving the mere necessities of life? (source)
- The first way that we're trying to quantify is to see if the users are interested in using the recommendations that come out of the algorithm. (source)
- And then also more broadly in terms of the fixed income flows, are you able to kind of quantify the outflows related to muni bonds this quarter? (source)
- All that said, it would be interesting to see the offensive and defensive rankings of the eventual Super Bowl champions to try and quantify which is more important. (source)
- And then the second question is, as you combine the brand design and product development initiative, can you kind of quantify how much the reduction to the SG&A has been? (source)
- Jack, I am curious if you could kind of quantify, if you choose not to take price next year, what that commodity pressure would translate into from a basis point standpoint? (source)
- Is there any way you can kind of quantify how much Monster was in the 8,000 coolers that you placed this year and what had been at least anticipated in terms of future placements? (source)
- Maybe you can just kind of quantify that if you will to some degree, because I thought you guys had said initially $5.8 million for the year and then obviously this on top of it, the (source)
- So science can accurately measure and analyse the nature of the radio waves along which are transmitted jazz or rock, but cannot definitively 'quantify' their qualitative differences. (source)
- Can you give us - can you help us to kind of quantify what that level will be from an organic revenue growth standpoint in order to get back just an orderly progression to a 13% range? (source)
- MIKE PESCA: It's hard to quantify, which is especially frustrating given who we're talking about, but the baseball stat gurus loved "Moneyball" from the moment it was published in 2003. (source)
- Just as a remainder on you crude optimization project, could you kind of quantify what type of benefit you expect to see on your feedstock side and also on the product yield side, moving forward? (source)
- I think that's really a linchpin to perhaps why the street may have a lower year-over-year outlook for you guys and if you could just kind of quantify the certainty with the projections for a Grasberg. (source)
- I am assuming the value is much more but I was wondering if you could help us kind of quantify what that actual uplift is on the dollar value of the design wins today relative to a year or year and a half ago? (source)
- On the consumer fees and the regular changes have you guys done any work to kind of quantify what type of decline you might be able to expect as you look into the back half of next year and in 2011 on that line item? (source)
- Trump's lawyers had argued in court the brand was worth millions of dollars to the casino company, an amount they could "quantify," Ivanka Trump, head of development and acquisitions at Trump Organization, and Donald's daughter, said yesterday in a phone interview. (source)
- basis point de-leverage that you saw, you talked about some of the bucket, can you kind of quantify what some of those buckets were and how they changed over the last couple of quarters like how much is mix really impacting, and how much is the spending really impacting it, and how do you expect those buckets to kind of change as we go over the next several quarters? (source)
- I wonder if you could help us quantify a little bit the impact of luck in the quarter, and I know that you said your ranges for normal hold are going to change, but based on the ranges that you talked about before the quarter, if you could help us kind of quantify because some of the factors aren't in the release that would impact it, like - whether the play came in under what kind of arrangement [ph], so if you could help us quantify that for both Vegas and Macau? (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 41 example sentences provided below is 58.0, which suggests that "quantify" is a fairly difficult word that is likely understood by a majority of individuals with an undergraduate degree, and may be found in ocassionaly in news articles or other forms of literature.
We have 18 synonyms for quantify.
appraise, assess, calibrate, check, compute, count, determine, estimate, evaluate, figure, gauge, look over, rank, rate, size, specify, value, weigh
We have 3 antonyms for quantify.
estimate, guess, ignore
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of quantify from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (verb-transitive) To determine or express the quantity of.
- (verb-transitive) Logic To limit the variables of (a proposition) by prefixing an operator such as all or some.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (verb) To assign a quantity to.
- (verb) To determine the value of (a variable or expression).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (verb-transitive) To modify or qualify with respect to quantity; to determine, fix or express the quantity of; to rate.
- (verb-transitive) To make explicit the quantity of.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (None) 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (verb) express as a number or measure or quantity
- (verb) use as a quantifier