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quantify

verb To determine the quantity of; measure
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Bur the theory in its orthodox form evades what would seem to be built-in quantifiability by imposing strict ranking so that the optimal form is perfect and everything else is (equally) chopped liver.
A conversation sprang up at the party about the quantifiability of the existence of the state: in other words, the statistical probability that the country will still exist in 20 years.
Moreover, because quantifiability is one of the phenomenological characteristics of information, we tend, Nunberg notes, to take seriously such popular claims as "a daily issue of the New York Times contains more information than the average seventeenth-century Englishman came across in a lifetime" (p.