Definitions for thousand
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word thousand.
thousand, one thousand, 1000, M, K, chiliad, G, grand, thou, yardadjective
the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
thousand, one thousand, 1000, m, kadjective
denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000 items or units
A numerical value equal to 1,000 = 10 100 = 10
Etymology: From þusend.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Thousandadj. or n.s.
Etymology: þusend , Saxon; duysend, Dutch.
About three thousand years ago, navigation of the world for remote voyages was greater than at this day. Francis Bacon.
So fair, and thousand, thousand times more fair
She seem’d, when she presented was to fight. Fa. Qu.
For harbour at a thousand doors they knock’d,
Not one of all the thousand but was lock’d. Dryden.
Search the herald’s roll,
Where thou shalt find thy famous pedigree,
Drawn from the root of some old Tuscan tree,
And thou, a thousand off, a fool of long degree. Dryden.
Though he regulates himself by justice, he finds a thousand occasions for generosity and compassion. Joseph Addison, Spect.
How many thousands pronounce boldly on the affairs of the publick, whom God nor men never qualified for such judgment. Isaac Watts.
the number of ten hundred; a collection or sum consisting of ten times one hundred units or objects
hence, indefinitely, a great number
a symbol representing one thousand units; as, 1,000, M or CI/
consisting of ten hundred; being ten times one hundred
hence, consisting of a great number indefinitely
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'thousand' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1978
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Rank popularity for the word 'thousand' in Written Corpus Frequency: #224
Rank popularity for the word 'thousand' in Nouns Frequency: #250
The numerical value of thousand in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of thousand in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
We trying to move, because the property tax is costing me a thousand dollars a month, but we have no place to move.
If divorce has increased by one thousand percent, don't blame the women's movement. Blame the obsolete sex roles on which our marriages were based.
And whether I come to my own today or in ten thousand or ten million years, I can cheefully take it now, or with equal cheerfulness I can wait... And as to you, Life, I reckon you are the leavings of many deaths, (No doubt I have died myself ten thousand times before.)
I think (the bill) is dangerously harmful to students because we know there is a higher risk of suicide (among transgender people) in general, but among transgender students, there's an even higher risk. Eighty-three thousand signatures shows just how many reasons (the governor) has to veto this.
I gave the kid a thousand-dollar tip that night, we used to play that at John's club, $1,000 a hand.
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- ١٠٠٠, الفArabic
- སྟོངTibetan Standard
- milenar, miler, milCatalan, Valencian
- tusind, tusindeDanish
- tûzenWestern Frisian
- mìleScottish Gaelic
- jeih keead, thousane, milleyManx
- हज़ार, १०००, सहस्रHindi
- 천, 千Korean
- hizar, hezar, ههزارKurdish
- mīlia, mīlleLatin
- tʼááłáhádí mííl, míílNavajo, Navaho
- chikwi chimodziChichewa, Chewa, Nyanja
- mila, milOccitan
- ingodosagoonsOjibwe, Ojibwa
- мин, æрзæOssetian, Ossetic
- ਹਜ਼ਾਰPanjabi, Punjabi
- milla, mila, mizi, miza, milliSardinian
- тисућа, хиљада, hiljada, tisućaSerbo-Croatian
- දහසSinhala, Sinhalese
- వెయ్యి, వేయిTelugu
- ๑๐๐๐, พันThai
- ngàn, một nghìn, nghìnVietnamese
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