What does thousand mean?

Definitions for thousandˈθaʊ zənd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word thousand.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. thousand, one thousand, 1000, M, K, chiliad, G, grand, thou, yard(adj)

    the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100

  2. thousand, one thousand, 1000, m, k(adj)

    denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000 items or units

Wiktionary

  1. thousand(Numeral)

    A numerical value equal to 1,000 = 10 100 = 10

  2. Origin: From þusend.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thousand(noun)

    the number of ten hundred; a collection or sum consisting of ten times one hundred units or objects

  2. Thousand(noun)

    hence, indefinitely, a great number

  3. Thousand(noun)

    a symbol representing one thousand units; as, 1,000, M or CI/

  4. Thousand(adj)

    consisting of ten hundred; being ten times one hundred

  5. Thousand(adj)

    hence, consisting of a great number indefinitely

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Thousand

    thow′zand, adj. denoting ten hundred: proverbially, denoting any great number.—n. the number ten hundred: any large number.—adj. Thou′sandfold, folded a thousand times: multiplied by a thousand.—n. Thou′sand-legs, any one of the Myriapoda.—adj. Thou′sandth, the last of a thousand or of any great number.—n. one of a thousand or of any great number.—One in [of] a thousand, anything exceedingly rare, implying a high degree of rarity or excellence. [A.S. thúsend; Ger. tausend, Goth. thúsundi.]

Editors Contribution

  1. thousand

    The sum total of one hundred multiplied by ten.

    There were over a thousand people at the village fete.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'thousand' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1978

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'thousand' in Written Corpus Frequency: #224

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'thousand' in Nouns Frequency: #250

Anagrams for thousand »

  1. handouts

  2. hands out

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thousand in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thousand in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    You build a thousand castles, a thousand sanctuaries, you are nothing; you build a library, you are everything!

  2. The Dhammapada:

    If a man conquer in battle a thousand times a thousand men, and if another conquer himself, he is the greater of conquerors.*

  3. Mark Barfield:

    So far this year, we've tested two and a half thousand bicycles already, i would imagine that number will be somewhere between 10 and 12 thousand bikes by the end of the year.

  4. John Hess:

    A swing producer means that virtually at the flip of a switch, you can go up several hundred thousand barrels per day or down several hundred thousand barrels per day, shale can't do that. Saudi Arabia can.

  5. Robert Herrick:

    Give me a kiss, and to that kiss a score Then to that twenty, add a hundred more A thousand to that hundred so kiss on, To make that thousand up a million. Treble that million, and when that is done, Let's kiss afresh, as when we first begun.

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