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From Middle English thousend, thusand, from Old English þūsend (thousand), from Proto-Germanic *þūsundī (thousand), (compare Scots thousand (thousand), Saterland Frisian duusend (thousand), West Frisian tûzen (thousand), Dutch duizend (thousand), German tausend (thousand), Danish tusind (thousand), Swedish tusen (thousand), Icelandic þúsund (thousand), Faroese túsund (thousandBasel Grout Boot Women's Lucky Brand), from Proto-Indo-European *tuHsont-, *tuHsenti- (compare Lithuanian tūkstantis (thousand), Russian ты́сяча (týsjača)).


  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈθaʊz(ə)nd/
  • (US) enPR: thou′zənd, IPA(key): /ˈθaʊz(ə)nd/, [ˈθaʊ̯z(ɪ̈)nd]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: thou‧sand


thousand (plural thousands)

  1. (cardinal) A Tip Bel Ballet Flat Bone Black Women's Patent ara Leather With ZFzqpp value equal to 1,000 = 10 × 100 = 103
    The company earned fifty thousand dollars last month.
    Many thousands of people came to the conference.

Usage notes[edit]

Unlike cardinal numerals up to ninety-nine, the word thousand is a noun like dozen and needs a determiner to function as a numeral.

  • a thousand men / one thousand men / the Brand Basel Boot Lucky Grout Women's thousand men
  • compare a dozen men / one dozen men / the dozen men
  • compare ten men / the ten men

Thousand can be used also in plurals. It doesn't take -s when preceded by a determiner.

  • two thousand men / some thousand men
  • thousands of men / hundreds of thousands of men


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