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

Anagrams for thousand »

  1. handouts

  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. William Faulkner:

    The artist is of no importance. Only what he creates is important, since there is nothing new to be said. Shakespeare, Balzac, Homer have all written about the same things, and if they had lived one thousand or two thousand years longer, the publishers wouldn't have needed anyone since.

  2. Cavanaugh Bell:

    Hopefully we can help a thousand people. We plan to do this until we run out of donations or until the pandemic is over.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    I also know that there were reports today about the hundreds of officials and the thousand emails that they were sending back and forth that have been looked at and classified retroactively. This really raises serious questions about this whole process, i think Colin Powell summed it up well.

  4. Scot Peterson:

    I've cut that day up a thousand ways with a million different what-if scenarios, but the bottom line is I was there to protect, and I lost 17.

  5. Proverb:

    A thousand men may live together in harmony, whereas two women are unable to do so though they be sisters.

Images & Illustrations of thousand

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