noun, plural mil·lions, (as after a numeral) mil·lion.
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Origin of million
OTHER WORDS FROM millionmul·ti·mil·lion, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for million
Once that happened, the combined approximately 3 million landing pages exploded in SERPs.
The salt deposits are young—some just a couple of million years old.The dwarf planet Ceres might be home to an underground ocean of water|Neel Patel|August 11, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Most of its fossils date to the Mesozoic, between 252 and 66 million years ago.
Now, a fossil bed of brachiopods in Yunnan, China, offers strong evidence for parasites from almost 100 million years earlier.Tube-dwelling sea creatures may be oldest known parasites|Jonathan Lambert|July 13, 2020|Science News For Students
Added to drinking water at concentrations of around one part per million, fluoride ions stick to dental plaque.
It was a very faithful homage to a Six Million Dollar Man episode.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
According to the USDA, student participation began to fall, with 1.4 million students opting out of the lunch program entirely.
In 2008, Huckabee raised a little over $16 million, with less than $55,000 coming from political action committees.
By contrast, John McCain, the eventual GOP nominee, had raised approximately $12.7 million in the first quarter of 2007 alone.
The moon was coming up, and its mystic shimmer was casting a million lights across the distant, restless water.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Clodd tells us that one cubic inch of rotten stone contains 41 thousand million vegetable skeletons of diatoms.
What are a few paltry, lumps of crystallised carbon compared to a galaxy of a million million suns?
We were then nine million small arm still to the good having spent eleven million.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
In the first place, there is an immediate and urgent demand for at least Half a Million comfortable rain-proof dwellings.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
British Dictionary definitions for million
noun plural -lions or -lion
- amounting to a milliona million light years away
- (as pronoun)I can see a million under the microscope
Other words from millionRelated prefix: mega-
Word Origin for million
Idioms and Phrases with million
see feel like oneself (a million dollars); look like a million dollars; one in a million.