# quantile

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## quan·tile

(kwahn'til),Division of a distribution into equal, ordered subgroups; deciles are tenths, quartiles are quarters, quintiles are fifths, terciles are thirds, centiles are hundredths.

[L.

*quantum*, how much, +*-ilis*, adj. suffix]## quan·tile

(kwahn'tīl)Division or distribution into equal, ordered subgroups; deciles are tenths, quartiles are quarters, quintiles are fifths, terciles are thirds, centiles are hundredths.

[L.

*quantum*, how much, +*-ilis*, adj. suffix]## quantile

division of a total into equal subgroups; includes terciles, quartiles, quintiles, deciles, percentiles.

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