One entry found for quantity.
Main Entry: quan·ti·ty
Inflected Form(s): plural -ties
Etymology: Middle English quantite "amount," from early French quantité (same meaning), derived from Latin quantus "how much?, how large?" 1 a: an amount or number that is not fixed b: a great amount or number <buys food in quantity> 2 a: the character of something that makes it possible to measure or number it b: something on which a mathematical operation can be performed <multiply the quantity x by y>