What does million mean?

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ˈmɪl yənmil·lion

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

  3. millionadjective

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  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.

Webster Dictionary

  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.]

Freebase

  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 Dictionary

  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.]

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

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

  3. Nouns Frequency

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

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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. Corey Price:

    Here at Pornhub, with more than 70 million daily visitors, we wanted to continue our concerted effort to maximize the privacy of our users, ensuring that what they do on our platform remains strictly confidential, with the switch to [Hypertext Transfer Protocol Service] we are able to protect their identity as well as safeguard them against exposure to malware by third parties.

  2. Tatiana Washington of Milwaukee:

    I wanted my daughter to see the protests, it's really important. I've gotten a million questions from her because of it.

  3. The OSSC:

    The donor's risk assessment performed by the Office at the time of receiving the $1.5 million contribution was ineffective.

  4. Matthew Tuttle:

    This is now the meme stock of all meme stocks, take all of the buzz going around about AMC and GameStop in January and February and multiple it by a million and that's what this is.

  5. The National Weather Service:

    Currently there are 21 million under a flood watch or warning from eastern Oklahoma up into Indiana. many of the rivers in these states have crested or (are) nearing crest and remain in moderate or major flood category. Many roads across this region are closed because of the flooding.

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