Measurable vs Quantifiable - What's the difference?

measurable | quantifiable |


As adjectives the difference between measurable and quantifiable

is that measurable is able to be measured while quantifiable is capable of being quantified.

As nouns the difference between measurable and quantifiable

is that measurable is that which can be measured; a metric while quantifiable is something that can be quantified; a measurable.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

measurable

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Able to be measured.
  • Of significant importance.
  • Derived terms

    * measurable function * Borel measurable * Lebesgue measurable

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • That which can be measured; a metric.
  • quantifiable

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Capable of being quantified.
  • *1956 , D. J. Liston, "The Statistician and Business Research," The Incorporated Statistician , vol. 7, no. 2, p. 67,
  • *:If the human factor in production is reduced through automation, the process becomes more quantifiable .
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • Something that can be quantified; a measurable.