Origin of million
OTHER WORDS FROM millionmul·ti·mil·lion, noun
How to use million in a sentence
Smaller markets might only be able to generate single digit millions in business, VandeHei said.‘Go in small with clear-eyed expectations’: How a crop of startups are trying to make for-profit local news work|Steven Perlberg|November 11, 2020|Digiday
In late 2017 and early 2018, he stole millions of dollars worth of Microsoft store credit and resold it online for bitcoin, which he then cashed out using Coinbase.Microsoft engineer gets nine years for stealing $10M from Microsoft|Timothy B. Lee|November 10, 2020|Ars Technica
Two years later, Smith gave an additional $10 million for an arts and education program expansion.A dodgy deal helped make him a billionaire. It worked, until now.|Peter Whoriskey, Yeganeh Torbati, Keith L. Alexander|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
She has gotten more than half a million dollars in campaign contributions from the private equity industry this cycle, more than any other senator, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, which tracks political donations.Susan Collins Backed Down From a Fight with Private Equity. Now They’re Underwriting Her Reelection.|by Justin Elliott, ProPublica, and Theodoric Meyer, Politico|October 29, 2020|ProPublica
My friends would talk about where their family traded stocks, or a professor would reveal that most biotech companies got their first couple of million from friends and family.
It is a multimillion-dollar business in which roughly 15 million fowl die a year.The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity|William O’Connor|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Center stage were two Scottish actors who had moved to the United States as the stars of multimillion-dollar film franchises.Freeeeedom! Hollywood Fights for Scottish Independence|Nico Hines|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This medium is no longer “our secret”—it's a multimillion-dollar industry just as important as TV or movies.The Cake Is a Lie: Sexism Isn’t a Boss Gamer Girls Can Beat|Emily V Gordon|July 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And of course both risks and potential rewards are stratospherically higher when it comes to multimillion-dollar athletes.MLB’s Next Headache: Cartels, Gangsters, and Their Cuban Superstars|Peter C. Bjarkman|April 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not every Oscar nominee was backed by Harvey Weinstein or a multimillion dollar publicity drive.
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.