What does thousand mean?

Definitions for thousand
ˈθaʊ zəndthou·sand

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word thousand.

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

  2. Origin: 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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. thousand

    The sum total of one hundred multiplied by ten.

    There were over a thousand people at the village fete.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 14, 2017  

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?

  1. Alex
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How to say thousand in sign language?

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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. Fred R. Barnard:

    One picture is worth a thousand words.

  2. Rene Segundo:

    A look says more than a thousand words.

  3. Alexander Smith:

    The sea complains upon a thousand shores.

  4. Chinese Proverb:

    One happiness scatters a thousand sorrows.

  5. Japanese Proverb:

    The go-between wears out a thousand sandals.

Images & Illustrations of thousand

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