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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  1. handouts

  2. hands out

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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. Devin Allen:

    The next thing I know, the pictures just went viral, within an hour. I saw like a thousand retweets; everyone was reposting it.

  2. Lao-Tzu:

    The journey of a thousand leagues begins from beneath your feet.

  3. Michael Eisenstadt:

    You can't send 20, 30 thousand people in, wrap it up in just a few months and live happily ever after, because the fundamental problems remain.

  4. Greg Poland:

    In the last few months, 30 million Americans have been infected with a virus, about 300 to 500 thousand of them so severe they had to be hospitalized, and about 30,000 of them died. It's the influenza virus. We are so culturally numb to' just the flu' that we don't take it seriously despite the numbers. And in contrast, the coronavirus has killed about 3,300 in roughly the same time.

  5. Michelle Kunimoto:

    This planet is about a thousand light-years away, so were not getting there anytime soon! but this is a really exciting find, since there have only been 15 small, confirmed planets in the Habitable Zone found in Kepler data so far.

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