Definition of quantitatively in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkwɒntɪtətɪvli/ /ˈkwɒntɪteɪtɪvli/


  • With regard to the quantity of something rather than its quality.

    ‘effects of variation in temperature were assessed quantitatively’
    • ‘They are difficult to measure quantitatively and difficult to investigate.’
    • ‘Differences between the urban and suburban girls were analyzed quantitatively as well as qualitatively.’
    • ‘Various aspects of the bid were to be compared quantitatively.’
    • ‘Such hypotheses have rarely been quantitatively evaluated with direct measures of disease-related mortality.’
    • ‘Our submission is that they were quantitatively different but not qualitatively different.’
    • ‘The bias is quantitatively important, but seems to be slowly decreasing over time.’
    • ‘Activities are assessed both qualitatively and quantitatively on a periodic basis.’
    • ‘There is a need to quantitatively and objectively summarize the findings of related studies.’
    • ‘Quantitatively, a fuel-poor household is often defined as one needing to spend in excess of 10 per cent of the household income on fuel to achieve a satisfactory level of heating.’
    • ‘One of our goals is to explore this issue quantitatively in order to resolve this ambiguity.’



/ˈkwɒntɪtətɪvli/ /ˈkwɒntɪteɪtɪvli/