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adjective as in having 1000 of something

noun as in pertaining to 1000

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This third-party delivery ecosystem has caused death by a thousand cuts for restaurants for the past two decades.

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There are all of these hundreds of thousands or millions of posts that might not get that many interactions but collectively make up a lot of misinformation.

Then an unexpectedly large wave basically broke on me, and the wall of water felt as if a thousand tiny needles had been shot into my face.

Remember, though, that it will be supporting your upper half for thousands of hours, so it’s worth investing a little time and energy into choosing the right one.

Two-hundred forty-five thousand, when you’re still more than 9 million in the hole.

Well over a thousand holes in, I average less than four strokes per hole.

It cost several thousand dollars and a high-powered former district attorney to get the charges dropped.

Neither could her three-week, multi-thousand dollar stay, which was supposed to be a recovery period.

One person who dialed in has “a pretty big Twitter following,” Goff said, “several thousand.”

Two years into an Arctic expedition, they were forced to abandon ship a thousand miles north of Siberia.

It contains above eighty thousand houses, and about six hundred thousand inhabitants.

The garrison of the town and fortress was nearly three thousand strong.

There were two battalions, together about a thousand men; and they brought a field-piece with them.

And it was no light task, then, for six hundred men to keep the peace on a thousand miles of frontier.

Ten thousand of the best troops in Mexico entered Texas and were shortly to be followed by ten thousand more.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to thousand, such as: millenarian, millenary, chiliadal, chiliastic, millennial, and millesimal.

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