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
Example sentences from the Web for million
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.