Notebook, 1993-



Amount, Mass, Bulk, Substance, Matter . . . . Magnitude, Amplitude, Extent . . . . Sum . . . . Measurement, Strength, Force, Numbers. . . . Portion, Lot, Deal . . . . Quantify, Rate, Fix, Modify, Qualify, Measure

Quantity, amount, quantum, feck, mass, bulk, substance, matter, magnitude, amplitude, extent, sum; measure, measurement, strength, force, numbers. . . sum. . . portion, lot, deal; batch, bunch, heap [coll.], pack, mess, grist [coll., US], geb [dial. & slang], boiling [slang], jag [dial., US], swad [slang, US] budget, chance [cial., US]: dose; lump sum. . . some, somewhat, something, aought; any, anything. Verbs: Quantify, rate, fix, modify, qualify, measure. Adjectives: Quantitative. . . some, certain, one; a, an, any, airy or ary [dial.]; more or less, plus ou moins. Adverbs: as much as, all of [coll., US], no less than.

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Quantity n, pl -ties [ME quantite, fr. MF quantité, fr. L quantituat-, quantitas, fr. quantus how much, how large, akin to L quam how, as quando when, qui who -more at Who] [14c] 1a: an indefinite amount or number b: a determinate of estimated amount c: total amount or number d: a considerable amount or number -often used in pl. [generous quantities of luck -H. E. Putsch] 2a: the aspect in which a thing is measurable in terms of greater, less, or equal or of increasing or decreasing magnitude b: the subject of a mathematical operation c: an individual considered with respect to a given situation [an unknown __ . . . as attorney general -Tom Wicker] 3a: duration and intensity of speech sounds as distinct from their individual quality or phonemic character; specif: the relative length or brevity of a prosodic syllable in some languages [as Greek and Latin] b: the relative duration of time length of a speech sound or sound sequence 4: the character of a logical proposition as being universal, particular, or singular [Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition. Springfield, MA, USA: Merriam-Webster, Inc. 1995.]

Armful, bagful, barrelful, basinful, binful, bowlful, canful, capful, cupful, glassful, handful, mouthful, pitcherful, plateful, pocketful, sackful, shovelful, spoonful, teaspoonful.... [Roget's International Thesaurus, Third Edition. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1962.]



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