## What word is thousand?

noun, plural thou·sands, (as after a numeral) thou·sand. a cardinal number, 10 times 100. a symbol for this number, as 1000 or M. thousands. the numbers between 1000 and 999,999, as in referring to an amount of money: Property damage was in the thousands.

## What is the antonym for?

Definition of antonym

: a word of opposite meaning The usual antonym of good is bad.

## Why K is a thousand?

K comes from the Greek word kilo which means a thousand. The Greeks would likewise show million as M, short for Mega. So if we stay consistent with the Greek abbreviations, then billion would be shown as a letter G (Giga). Think of your computer expressing bytes of memory as kilobyte, megabyte or gigabyte.

## How much is a thousand?

NumberNameHow Many
1,000one thousandten hundreds
10,000ten thousandten thousands
100,000one hundred thousandone hundred thousands
1,000,000one millionone thousand thousands

## Where did the word thousand come from?

Etymological dictionaries suggest that our word “thousand” originated as a magnification of a lesser one: “hundred.” The Oxford English Dictionary relates that the first half of “thousand” is rooted in the Indo-European “tus”—meaning “multitude” or “force”—while the latter half is related to that smaller number.

## What part of speech is the word thousands?

Thousands is a noun – Word Type.

## Is a thousand a number?

A thousand, written as 1,000, is a natural number that follows the number 999, and precedes the number 1,001. It can also be written as 103, in scientific notation as 1 × 103, or in a number of other ways, such as roman numerals. In writing, a thousand is also sometimes denoted with a “k”: 1k = 1,000.

## How do you use the word thousand?

thousand
1. 11,000 You say a, one, two, etc. thousand without a final “s” on “thousand.”Thousands (of…) can be used if there is no number or quantity before it. …
2. 2a thousand, or thousands (of…) …
3. the thousands the numbers from 1,000 to 9,999 The cost ran into the thousands.

## What is the plural of thousand?

thousands
Word forms: plural thousands language note: The plural form is thousand after a number, or after a word or expression referring to a number, such as ‘several’ or ‘a few’.

## Is thousand and thousand the same?

A thousand or one thousand is the number 1,000. … five thousand acres. If you refer to thousands of things or people, you are emphasizing that there are very many of them.

## Do you say one thousand or a thousand?

Resources for learning English
NumberCardinalOrdinal
1,000one thousandthousandth
1,500one thousand five hundred, or fifteen hundredone thousand five hundredth
100,000one hundred thousandhundred thousandth
1,000,000one millionmillionth

## How do you write thousand?

1000 in Words can be written as One Thousand. If you have saved 1000 dollars, then you can write, “I have just saved One Thousand dollars.” One Thousand is the cardinal number word of 1000 which denotes a quantity.

## How many thousands is a million?

1000 thousands
A million is 1000 thousands, a billion is 1000 millions, and a trillion is 1000 billions.