Quantifier (noun)

  1. A word or symbol that indicates the quantity of something, such as 'some' or 'all' in mathematical logic and linguistics.
  2. A device or system that measures the amount of something.
  3. An expression that refers to the quantity of a variable in mathematical logic and linguistics.


Late 19th century: from quantify + -er.


  1. In mathematical logic, quantifiers are used to express the number of elements in a set.
  2. The quantifier in this sentence is 'all', referring to every member of the set.
  3. The use of quantifiers allows for more precise statements in mathematical logic and linguistics.
  4. A quantifier is a fundamental concept in mathematical logic and set theory.
  5. Quantifiers are used to specify the scope and extent of a logical statement.
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