Definitions for millionˈmɪl yənmil·lion

Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:3.5 / 2 votes

1. million, 1000000, one thousand thousand, megnoun

the number that is represented as a one followed by 6 zeros

2. million, billion, trillion, zillion, jillion, gazillionadjective

a very large indefinite number (usually hyperbole)

"there were millions of flies"

(in Roman numerals, M written with a macron over it) denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000,000 items or units

Samuel Johnson's DictionaryRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

1. Millionnoun

Etymology: million, Fr. milliogne, Italian.

Within thine eyes sat twenty thousand deaths,
In thy hands clutch’d as many millions, in
Thy lying tongue both numbers. William Shakespeare.

That the three angles of a triangle are equal to two right ones, is a truth more evident than many of those propositions that go for principles; and yet there are millions who know not this at all. John Locke.

There are millions of truths that a man is not concerned to know. John Locke.

She found the polish’d glass, whose small convex
Enlarges to ten millions of degrees
The mite, invisible else. Philips.

Midst thy own flock, great shepherd, be receiv’d;
And glad all heav’n with millions thou hast sav’d. Matthew Prior.

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1. Million

One million (1,000,000), or one thousand thousand, is the natural number following 999,999 and preceding 1,000,001. The word is derived from the early Italian millione (milione in modern Italian), from mille, "thousand", plus the augmentative suffix -one.It is commonly abbreviated in British English as m (not to be confused with the metric prefix "m", milli, for 10−3), M, MM ("thousand thousands", from Latin "Mille"; not to be confused with the Roman numeral MM = 2,000), mm (not to be confused with millimetre), or mn in financial contexts.In scientific notation, it is written as 1×106 or 106. Physical quantities can also be expressed using the SI prefix mega (M), when dealing with SI units; for example, 1 megawatt (1 MW) equals 1,000,000 watts. The meaning of the word "million" is common to the short scale and long scale numbering systems, unlike the larger numbers, which have different names in the two systems. The million is sometimes used in the English language as a metaphor for a very large number, as in "Not in a million years" and "You're one in a million", or a hyperbole, as in "I've walked a million miles" and "You've asked a million-dollar question". 1,000,000 is also the square of 1000 and also the cube of 100.

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1. million

A million is a cardinal number that represents the quantity or amount of one million units or objects. It is a large numerical value equivalent to 1,000,000 or 10^6.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:3.7 / 6 votes

1. Millionnoun

the number of ten hundred thousand, or a thousand thousand, -- written 1,000, 000. See the Note under Hundred

2. Millionnoun

a very great number; an indefinitely large number

3. Millionnoun

the mass of common people; -- with the article the

4. Etymology: [F., from LL. millio, fr. L. mille a thousand. See Mile.]

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1. Million

One million or one thousand thousand, is the natural number following 999,999 and preceding 1,000,001. The word is derived from the early Italian millione, from mille, "thousand", plus the augmentative suffix -one. In scientific notation, it is written as 1×10^6 or just 106. Physical quantities can also be expressed using the SI prefix mega, when dealing with SI units. For example, 1 megawatt equals 1,000,000 watts. The meaning of the word "million" is common to the short scale and long scale numbering systems, unlike the larger numbers, which have different names in the two systems. The million is sometimes used in the English language as a metaphor for a very large number, as in "Never in a million years" and "You're one in a million", or a hyperbole, as in "I've walked a million miles" and "You've asked the million-dollar question".

Chambers 20th Century DictionaryRate this definition:2.5 / 2 votes

1. Million

mil′yun, n. a thousand thousands (1,000,000): a very great number.—n. Mill′ionaire, a man worth a million of money or more.—adj. Mill′ionary, pertaining to, or consisting of, millions.—adj. and n. Mill′ionth, the ten hundred thousandth.—The million, the great body of the people generally. [Fr.,—Low L. millio—L. mille, 1000.]

Surnames Frequency by Census RecordsRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

1. MILLION

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Million is ranked #9978 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

The Million surname appeared 3,233 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Million.

82.7% or 2,675 total occurrences were White.
10.4% or 338 total occurrences were Black.
2.5% or 82 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
2% or 66 total occurrences were of two or more races.
1.3% or 43 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
0.9% or 29 total occurrences were Asian.

British National Corpus

1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

Rank popularity for the word 'million' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #352

2. Written Corpus Frequency

Rank popularity for the word 'million' in Written Corpus Frequency: #549

3. Nouns Frequency

Rank popularity for the word 'million' in Nouns Frequency: #98

Numerology

1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of million in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of million in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of million in a Sentence

1. Democrat party is covering up a pattern of corruption involving high level members of the Obama cabinet, the multi-million and billion dollar pay-for-play is mind boggling. Biden Family sale of office to Ukraine was not the only one or the most egregious. Slimy Joe is not alone.

2. I believe [ the SLA ] saw themselves as kind of a modern-day Robin Hood organization where they are literally going to rob from the rich to give to the poor, their original demand was 70 dollars of groceries for every person on welfare in the state of California in 1974. And somebody ran the math and said, ‘ Well, that’s 400 million dollars. ’ Even for someone like Patty Hearst, that’s not an amount he could come up with. He came up with the first \$ 2 million and they demanded more … This demand of food for the people, that’s when Patty started to turn in her tapes … It’s in my opinion they were trying to make a point … The point was you’re rich, many people are poor. They deserve to have a decent quality of life. And you’re the one who’s going to pay for that by giving them food.

3. We needed \$15,000 and we put together a little bit more, just for the evaluation afterward, the double transplant would cost around \$2 million. ... For now, I don't want to think about that.

4. We have reasonable facts and evidence that either spending by 2.6 million Syrian refugees or by government has been one of the key drivers behind the positive surprise in economic growth in 2015.

5. The central bank governor put forth the idea to tap the 650 million euros in the holding account, which needed IMF approval, governor Stournaras made the arrangement with the IMF and on Saturday we got their okay and the account was unlocked.

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Translations for million

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• miljoen
• ١٠٠٠٠٠٠, مليون
• milyon
• мільён
• милио́н
• মিলিয়ন, নুযুত
• milion
• milió
• миллион
• milión
• miliwn
• million
• Million
• εκατομμύριο
• miliono
• millón
• miljon
• milioi
• میلیون
• miljoona
• million
• milliún
• millean, muillean
• sua
• દશ લાખ
• millioon
• מיליון
• १००००००, दस लाख
• millió
• միլիոն
• million
• juta
• miljón, milljón
• milione
• 百万
• მილიონი
• миллион
• មួយលាន
• 百萬, 백만
• миллион
• ລ້ານ
• milijonas
• miljons
• милио́н
• сая
• juta
• miljun
• တသန်း
• miljoen
• million
• miiltsoh, tʼááłáhádí míiltsoh
• midaaswaak daso-midaawaak
• ਦਸ ਲਾਖ
• milion
• milhão
• hunu
• milion
• миллио́н
• नियुत, दशलक्षं
• милѝо̄н, milìōn, милѝјӯн, milìjūn
• මිලියනය
• milión
• milijon
• milion
• miljon
• மில்லியன்
• పది లక్షలు
• миллион
• ล้าน, ๑๐๐๐๐๐๐
• million
• milyon
• milyon
• миллион
• мільйо́н, мільйон
• دس لاکھ
• million
• triệu
• balion
• מיליאָן
• 百萬

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