Origin of million
OTHER WORDS FROM millionmul·ti·mil·lion, noun
How to use million in a sentence
Millions of dollars in renovation later the building is gorgeous—Clean, well-kept, organized.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A woman typically starts her life with millions of eggs but only 400 or so will ever undergo ovulation.Men Will Someday Have Kids Without Women|Samantha Allen|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So where does this leave the millions of Palestinians—like my relatives—who dream of self-determination and a sovereign state?In the Middle East, the Two-State Solution Is Dead|Dean Obeidallah|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But who are the millions of people who “live in the shadows”?The 2014 Novel of the Year|Nathaniel Rich|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Remember, this is a show that has a viewership of millions; even here in South Africa, we know who Kimmel is.Public Marriage Proposals Must Die|Tauriq Moosa|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All the ordinary subjects in schools have been taught over and over again millions and millions of times.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
They used to believe in witchcraft, and they burned millions—yes, millions—of innocent women as witches.
There is no reason to suppose that his is the only Solar System: there may be many millions of solar systems.
For aught we know, there may be millions of systems, each containing millions of solar systems.
Reckoning that Neptune is the outermost planet of the solar system, that system would have a diameter of 5,584 millions of miles.
British Dictionary definitions for million
- 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
Other Idioms and Phrases with million
see feel like oneself (a million dollars); look like a million dollars; one in a million.