Adjective "quantitive" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈkwɒntɪtɪv/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'Such associations may represent different mechanisms for the maintenance of quantitive genetic variation than associations between large insertions and variation in bristle number.'
  2. 'And they are absolutely scathing of the quantitive approach, pointing out that economics cannot make quantitive predictions, only qualitative ones.'

Definitions

1. that is or may be estimated by quantity.

2. of or relating to the describing or measuring of quantity.

3. of or relating to a metrical system, as that of classical verse, based on the alternation of long and short, rather than accented and unaccented, syllables.

4. of or relating to the length of a spoken vowel or consonant.

More examples(as adjective)

"theories can be quantitive."

"figures can be quantitive."

"dominations can be quantitive."

"details can be quantitive."

Origin

(quantitative)