What does thousand mean?

Definitions for thousand
ˈθaʊ zəndthou·sand

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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

    Etymology: 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.]

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

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  2. hands out

How to pronounce thousand?

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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

Examples of thousand in a Sentence

  1. Scott Adams:

    We're a planet of nearly six billion ninnies living in a civilization that was designed by a few thousand amazingly smart deviants.

  2. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus:

    Be not as one that hath ten thousand years to live death is nigh at hand while thou livest, while thou hast time, be good.

  3. Stephen Yale-Loehr:

    Two thousand people deported is not that large in the annual scheme of things, on the other hand the mere fact that they are announcing these raids is sending fear among immigrants and is causing them to hide or take other actions.

  4. Chris Hemsworth:

    We went on this three-day hike through the mountains, we were a few thousand meters above sea level and my body just wasn’t acclimatizing and adjusting to the change.

  5. Simon Saw-Teong Ang:

    You can search the Chinese website regarding what the US will do to Thousand Talent Scholars, not many people here know I am one of them but if this leaks out, my job here will be in deep troubles.

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