Today we will be learn about Quantitative Adjectives and how to identify quantitative adjectives in given sentences, and analyze the use of quantitative adjectives in different contexts.

**What are Quantitative Adjectives?**

Quantitative adjectives refer to how much or how many of a thing. It describes a noun by denoting the number or quantity of the specified thing and also describes the amount of a noun. Quantitative adjectives are also known as numeral adjectives.

**Quantitative adjectives include words:-**

- Some
- Any
- Many
- Five(also other numbers like three, four etc).
- Few
- Lot
- Several

**Let’s have a look at these examples:-**

- There are
**three**pencils in the box.

The word three answers the question: how many pencils? Hence the word three is a quantitative adjective.

- I can see
**two**Rockets.

The word two answers the question: how many Rockets? Hence the word two is a quantitative adjective.

**Quantitative adjectives are also used to indicate the quantity of a noun:-**

**For example:-**

- There are planets in the sky.

How many planets are there in the sky?

There are more than a million planets in the sky. The word million answers the question how many? Hence the word million is a quantitative adjective.

Quantitative adjectives include all the numerals and the words which show the measure of a quantity like one, two, hundred,some, several, etc.

**Types of Quantitative Adjectives:-**

- Adjectives of quantity
- Adjectives of number.

**Adjectives of quantity:-**

**Adjectives of quantity** tell us about how much or how many? They answer the question: how much quantity?

**Let’s Look at this example:-**

- There has been
**sufficient**rain this year.

The adjective of quantity sufficient answers the question how much rain or the quantity of rain received this year?

We also created a separate lesson about **Adjectives of quantity **go and check now.

**Adjectives of number:-**

**Adjectives of numbers** show how much of a person or thing is meant. They also show the order of things or person in a series. They answer the question: how many?

**Let’s Look at this example:-**

- My neighbor had five pet dogs.

The adjective of quantity five answers the question how many dogs? Or the number of dogs my neighbor had?

**Types of adjectives of numbers:-**

We can further classify the adjectives of numbers into three types.

- Definite numeral adjectives.
- Indefinite numeral adjectives.
- Distributive adjectives.

**Definite numeral adjectives:-**

Definite numeral adjectives denote an exact number. They can be further classified as cardinals and ordinals.

**For example:-**

** **Cardinals:- One , two, three etc

Ex:- Riya has three cats.

Ordinals:- First, second, third etc.

Ex:- Shamik achieved first position in a marathon.

**Indefinite numeral adjectives:-**

Indefinite numeral adjectives can not denote an exact number in sentences.

**Example:-**

All, few, many, some etc.

- Few people know about the Ancient secret.

**Distributive adjectives:-**

Distributive adjectives refer to each one of a number.

**For Example:-**

Each, Every, Either etc.

Ex:- Every day is a new journey.

So, I think after completing this lesson you will gain knowledge about Quantitative Adjectives.

**Find out the Quantitative Adjectives from the given sentences.**

- There are many trees in this garden.
- I have bought three dresses.
- Nikita has saved enough money to buy a laptop.
- Shreya faces a lot of problems during travel.
- Few people can understand the theory of Automata.

I hope clear all about **Quantitative Adjectives**. If you have any doubt or question about this lesson you can comment below.