1. [ noun ] how much there is of something that you can measure
Synonyms: amount measure quantum
Related terms: abstraction time_period probability volume value time_interval point fundamental_measure volume proof relative_quantity indefinite_quantity playing_period cordage system_of_measurement quantum octane_number time_unit linear_measure magnetisation magnetic_flux definite_quantity measure total standard nonstandard
2. [ noun ] an adequate or large amount

"he had a quantity of ammunition"

Related terms: amount abundance sufficiency sufficient insufficient abundant scarce
3. [ noun ] (mathematics) something that has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable
Related terms: concept difference product sum constant term variable binomial operand quotient proportional numerical_quantity quantum quantum parameter quantify
Similar spelling:   quintet