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MYRIAD

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does myriad mean? 

MYRIAD (noun)
  The noun MYRIAD has 2 senses:

1. a large indefinite number
2. the cardinal number that is the product of ten and one thousand

  Familiarity information: MYRIAD used as a noun is rare.


MYRIAD (adjective)
  The adjective MYRIAD has 1 sense:

1. too numerous to be counted

  Familiarity information: MYRIAD used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MYRIAD (noun)


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Meaning:

A large indefinite number

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Context example:

he faced a myriad of details

Hypernyms ("myriad" is a kind of...):

large indefinite amount; large indefinite quantity (an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude)


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Meaning:

The cardinal number that is the product of ten and one thousand

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Synonyms:

10000; ten thousand; myriad

Hypernyms ("myriad" is a kind of...):

large integer (an integer equal to or greater than ten)


MYRIAD (adjective)


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Meaning:

Too numerous to be counted

Synonyms:

unnumbered; unnumberable; uncounted; numberless; myriad; multitudinous; innumerous; innumerable; countless; unnumerable; infinite

Context examples:

incalculable riches / countless hours / an infinite number of reasons / innumerable difficulties / the multitudinous seas / myriad stars / untold thousands

Similar:

incalculable (not capable of being computed or enumerated)


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