[syn: million, billion, trillion, zillion, jillion, gazillion]
1. (in Roman numerals, M written with a macron over it) denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000,000 items or units;
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Million \Mil"lion\ (m[i^]l"y[u^]n), n. [F., from LL. millio, fr.
L. mille a thousand. See Mile.]
1. The number of ten hundred thousand, or a thousand
thousand, -- written 1,000,000. See the Note under
2. A very great number; an indefinitely large number.
Millions of truths that a man is not concerned to
3. The mass of common people; -- with the article the.
For the play, I remember, pleased not the million.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: (in Roman numerals, M written with a macron over it)
denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000,000 items or
n 1: the number that is represented as a one followed by 6 zeros
[syn: million, 1000000, one thousand thousand, meg]
2: a very large indefinite number (usually hyperbole); "there
were millions of flies" [syn: million, billion,
trillion, zillion, jillion, gazillion]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
36 Moby Thesaurus words for "million":
a billion, a crore, a lakh, a million, a myriad, a nonillion,
a quadrillion, a thousand, a zillion, billion, considerable, crore,
ever so many, full many, gobs, heap, heaped-up, jillion, loads,
many, multifarious, multifold, multiple, multitudinal,
multitudinous, myriad, no few, not a few, numerous, quite some,
slew, ten million, thousand, very many, wads, zillion