quantitate
transitive verb (-tated; -tating) Etymology: back-formation from quantitative Date: 1927 1. to measure or estimate the quantity of; especially to measure or determine precisely 2. to express in quantitative terms • quantitation noun

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  • quantitate — [kwänt′ə tāt΄] vt. quantitated, quantitating [back form. < QUANTITATIVE] to measure or determine the quantity of quantitation n …   English World dictionary

  • quantitate — ˈkwän(t)əˌtāt sometimes ˈkwȯn transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: back formation from quantitative : to measure or estimate the quantity of : express in quantitative terms the doctor can … quantitate the best formula for each infant Journal …   Useful english dictionary

  • quantitate — quantitation, n. /kwon ti tayt /, v.t., quantitated, quantitating. to determine the quantity of, esp. with precision. [1955 60; QUANTIT(Y) + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • quantitate — 1. verb /ˈkwɒn.tɪ.teɪt/ To measure the quantity of. Esp. with high accuracy and including measurement uncertainty, as in quantitative analysis. Syn: quantify 2. noun /ˈkwɒn.tɪ.teɪt/ quantity …   Wiktionary

  • quantitate — [ kwɒntɪteɪt] verb Medicine & Biology determine the quantity or extent of. Derivatives quantitation noun Origin 1960s: from quantity + ate3 …   English new terms dictionary

  • quantitate — quan·ti·tate …   English syllables

  • quantitate — quan•ti•tate [[t]ˈkwɒn tɪˌteɪt[/t]] v. t. tat•ed, tat•ing cvb to determine the quantity of, esp. with precision • Etymology: 1955–60 quan ti•ta′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • in veram quantitatem fidejussor teneatur, nisi pro certa quantitate accessit — /in viram kwontateytam faytiyjasar teniyeytar, naysay prow sarta kwontateytiy aksesat/ Let the surety be holden for the true quantity, unless he agree for a certain quantity …   Black's law dictionary

  • in veram quantitatem fidejussor teneatur, nisi pro certa quantitate accessit — /in viram kwontateytam faytiyjasar teniyeytar, naysay prow sarta kwontateytiy aksesat/ Let the surety be holden for the true quantity, unless he agree for a certain quantity …   Black's law dictionary

  • In veram quantitatem fidejussor teneatur, nisi pro certa quantitate accessit — A surety should be held for the true quantity, unless he agreed for a certain quantity. Bean v Parker, 17 Mass (17 Tyng) 591, 597 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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