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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)

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.

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."