1. [ adjective ] expressible as a quantity or relating to or susceptible of measurement

"export wheat without quantitative limitations" "quantitative analysis determines the amounts and proportions of the chemical constituents of a substance or mixture"

Related terms: qualitative valued numeric three-figure quantifiable decimal three-figure vicenary duodecimal decimal
2. [ adjective ] relating to the measurement of quantity

"quantitative studies"

Related terms: quantity
3. [ adjective ] (of verse) having a metric system based on relative duration of syllables

"in typical Greek and Latin verse of the classical period the rhymic system is based on some arrangement of long and short elements"

Related terms: accentual syllabic
Similar spelling:   quantitatively