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English noun: quantity

1. quantity how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify


Synonymsamount, measure


Broader (hypernym)abstract entity, abstraction


Narrower (hyponym)chance, cordage, definite quantity, economic value, fundamental measure, fundamental quantity, indefinite quantity, interval, magnetisation, magnetization, metric, octane number, octane rating, period of play, play, playing period, point, point in time, probability, proof, quantum, radical, relative quantity, system of measurement, time interval, time unit, unit of time, value, volume, volume


Attributenonstandard, standard

2. quantity (attribute) an adequate or large amount


SamplesHe had a quantity of ammunition.


Broader (hypernym)amount


Narrower (hyponym)abundance, copiousness, teemingness


Attributeabundant, deficient, insufficient, scarce, sufficient

3. quantity (cognition) the concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable


Broader (hypernym)concept, conception, construct


Narrower (hyponym)amount, binomial, constant, constant quantity, invariable, mathematical product, numerical quantity, operand, parameter, product, proportional, quantum, sum, term, total, variable, variable quantity









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