Thousand meaning

thou'zənd
The cardinal number equal to 10 × 100 or 103 .
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Ten hundred; 1,000; M.
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An indefinite but very large number.
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Amounting to one thousand in number.
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Origin of thousand

From Middle English thousend, thusand, from Old English þūsend (“thousand"), from Proto-Germanic *þūsundÄ« (“thousand"). Cognate with Scots thousand (“thousand"), Saterland Frisian duusend (“thousand"), West Frisian tûzen (“thousand"), Dutch duizend (“thousand"), German tausend (“thousand"), Danish tusind (“thousand"), Swedish tusen (“thousand"), Icelandic þúsund (“thousand").