Million Definition

mĭlyən
millions
noun
millions
The cardinal number equal to 106 .
American Heritage
A thousand thousands; 1,000,000
Webster's New World
A million (unspecified but understood) monetary units, as dollars, pounds, francs, etc.
Webster's New World
An indefinite but very large number.
Webster's New World
The common people; the masses.
Entertainment for the millions.
American Heritage
Synonyms:
gazillionjillionzilliontrillionbillion1000000megone thousand thousandcroregobscadmultiplicityOften used in plural: jillionwadslew
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adjective
Amounting to one million in number.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Million

Noun

Singular:
million
Plural:
millions

Origin of Million

  • Middle English from Old French milion probably from Old Italian milione augmentative of mille thousand from Latin mīlle gheslo- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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