V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: relating to the quality, nature, or characteristics of something, as opposed to size or quantity


Antonyms: quantitative

Tips: Something described as quantitative is something that is measurable in quantity and is usually a more objective guideline than a qualitative measurement, which is based on subjective characteristics and qualities.

Usage Examples:

Quantitative analysis is based on measurable criteria and is usually more objective than qualitative analysis. (based on character or quality)

Quantitative questionnaires have definitive answers like "a," "b," or "c," while qualitative questionnaires allow for open-ended answers. (based on character or quality)

I believe that when you're hiring a person, you should look beyond quantitative measurements like GPA and years of experience and consider qualitative attributes like personality and leadership skills. (based on character or quality)

We will need to do some qualitative research in order to identify our needs for a more quantitative study. (based on character)

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