[ UK /mˈɪli‍ən/ ]
[ US /ˈmɪɫjən/ ]
  1. the number that is represented as a one followed by 6 zeros
  2. a very large indefinite number (usually hyperbole)
    there were millions of flies
  1. (in Roman numerals, M written with a macron over it) denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000,000 items or units
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How To Use million In A Sentence

  • A few billion of that new economic rescue plan will go to weatherize one million homes a year.
  • The total sales of the company didn't amount to more than a few million dollars.
  • Our interneuronal connections in our brain, for example, process information at chemical signaling speeds of a few hundred feet per second, compared to a billion feet per second for electronics - electronics is a million times faster.
  • According to the EPA, fish at the top of the aquatic food chain bioaccumulate methylmercury to a level approximately 1 million to 10 million times greater than dissolved concentrations found in surrounding waters. Field and Stream Report: The Truth about Mercury and the Fish You Eat
  • You know, I always joked I had a million acquaintances and only a couple of close friends.
  • They have kept it alive in the past and continue to make it plausible for millions of people today.
  • We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything. Thomas A. Edison 
  • They estimate the cost of repairing the damaged roads at £1 million.
  • This platform of existence, many millions of years old, continues today with the gorillas and chimpanzees. Times, Sunday Times
  • Net interest income dropped to $256.4 million, primarily due to the low market-interest rates that resulted in lower yields on mortgage-related interest-earning assets as customers refinanced to lower mortgage rates and new loans and asset purchases were at the current low market interest rates. Hudson City Bancorp Swings to Loss
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