Definition of "quantity" []

  • A specified or indefinite number or amount. (noun)
  • A considerable amount or number: sells drugs wholesale and in quantity. (noun)
  • An exact amount or number. (noun)
  • The measurable, countable, or comparable property or aspect of a thing. (noun)
  • Mathematics Something that serves as the object of an operation. (noun)
  • A specified or definite amount, weight, number, etc (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • The aspect or property of anything that can be measured, weighed, counted, etc (noun)
  • A large or considerable amount (noun)
  • An entity having a magnitude that may be denoted by a numerical expression (noun)
  • A specified magnitude or amount; the product of a number and a unit (noun)
  • The characteristic of a proposition dependent on whether it is a universal or particular statement, considering all or only part of a class (noun)
  • The relative duration of a syllable or the vowel in it (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "quantity" in a sentence
  • "The sphere of quantity, therefore, is absolutely identical with the sphere of the finite; and the phrase _infinite quantity_, if strictly construed, is a contradiction in terms."
  • "Mr. Ricardo's doctrine is, that A and B are to each other in value as the _quantity_ of labor is which produces A to the quantity which produces B; or, to express it in the very shortest formula by substituting the term _base_, as synonymous with the term _producing labor, All things are to each other in value as their bases are in quantity_."
  • "'Dim MyProductInsert = New SqlCommand ( "INSERT into tbl_CartItem (Cart_Name, Product_ID, quantity) VALUES (@Cart_Name, @Product_ID, @quantity)", ProductConn)' MyProductInsert."