What does myriad mean?

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ˈmɪr i ədmyr·i·ad

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. myriad(noun)

    a large indefinite number

    "he faced a myriad of details"

  2. ten thousand, 10000, myriad(adj)

    the cardinal number that is the product of ten and one thousand

  3. countless, infinite, innumerable, innumerous, multitudinous, myriad, numberless, uncounted, unnumberable, unnumbered, unnumerable(adj)

    too numerous to be counted

    "incalculable riches"; "countless hours"; "an infinite number of reasons"; "innumerable difficulties"; "the multitudinous seas"; "myriad stars"; "untold thousands"

Wiktionary

  1. myriad(Noun)

    Ten thousand; 10,000.

    Etymology: From myriade, from myrias (genitive of myriadis), from μυριάδος, genitive of μυριάς, from μύριος.

  2. myriad(Noun)

    A countless number or multitude (of specified things).

    Earth hosts a myriad of animals.

    Etymology: From myriade, from myrias (genitive of myriadis), from μυριάδος, genitive of μυριάς, from μύριος.

  3. myriad(Adjective)

    Multifaceted, having innumerable elements.

    Etymology: From myriade, from myrias (genitive of myriadis), from μυριάδος, genitive of μυριάς, from μύριος.

  4. myriad(Adjective)

    Great in number; innumerable, multitudinous.

    Earth hosts myriad animals.

    Etymology: From myriade, from myrias (genitive of myriadis), from μυριάδος, genitive of μυριάς, from μύριος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Myriad(noun)

    the number of ten thousand; ten thousand persons or things

    Etymology: [Gr. , , fr. numberless, pl. ten thousand: cf. F. myriade.]

  2. Myriad(noun)

    an immense number; a very great many; an indefinitely large number

    Etymology: [Gr. , , fr. numberless, pl. ten thousand: cf. F. myriade.]

  3. Myriad(adj)

    consisting of a very great, but indefinite, number; as, myriad stars

    Etymology: [Gr. , , fr. numberless, pl. ten thousand: cf. F. myriade.]

Freebase

  1. Myriad

    Myriad, "numberless, countless, infinite", is a classical Greek word for the number 10,000. In modern English, the word refers to an unspecified large quantity.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Myriad

    mir′i-ad, n. any immense number.—adj. numberless. [Gr. myrias, myriados, ten thousand.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of myriad in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of myriad in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of myriad in a Sentence

  1. Bryant Allen Bryant Allen:

    I had some family issues that I got into and one of the myriad bad choices that I made was running away from that, for the equal amount of money, I could have gone to Atlanta or New York City and it was January so I chose to come south.

  2. City Councilman Eric Costello:

    The myriad of investigations underway into the various business dealings involving the mayor raises significant ethical and legal issues, it will be impossible for Mayor Pugh to govern effectively.

  3. New Hampshire Perry:

    To be prepared, to stand on the stage and talk about this myriad of issues, whether it's domestic policy, monetary policy or foreign policy, it takes years of intense studies, i spent the last three years in that mode—being able to stand up and discuss all of these issues and do it in a way that is very profound and impactful.

  4. Sir Richard Francis Burton:

    All Faith is false, all Faith is true: Truth is the shattered mirror strown In myriad bits; while each believes His little bit the whole to own.

  5. Dr. Jose P. Rizal:

    The sea, the sea is everything! Its sovereign mass brings to me atoms of a myriad faraway lands;Its bright smile animates me in the limpid mornings. And when at the end of day my faith has failed me, My heart echoes the sound of its sorrow in the sands! (Mi Retiro)

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