Definition of Hundred

1. Noun. Ten 10s.

Exact synonyms: 100, C, Century, One C
Generic synonyms: Large Integer

2. Adjective. Being ten more than ninety.
Exact synonyms: 100, C, One Hundred
Similar to: Cardinal

Definition of Hundred

1. n. The product of ten multiplied by ten, or the number of ten times ten; a collection or sum, consisting of ten times ten units or objects; five score. Also, a symbol representing one hundred units, as 100 or C.

2. a. Ten times ten; five score; as, a hundred dollars.

Definition of Hundred

1. Numeral. (cardinal) A numerical value equal to 100 (102), occurring after ninety-nine. ¹

2. Noun. (American English) A hundred-dollar bill. ¹

3. Noun. (historical) An administrative subdivision in southern English counties and in other countries. ¹

4. Noun. (cricket) A hundred runs scored by a batsman. ¹

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Definition of Hundred

1. a number [n -S]

Medical Definition of Hundred

1. 1. The product of ten mulitplied by ten, or the number of ten times ten; a collection or sum, consisting of ten times ten units or objects; five score. Also, a symbol representing one hundred units, as 100 or C. The word hundred, as well as thousand, million, etc, often takes a plural form. We may say hundreds, or many hundreds, meaning individual objects or units, but with an ordinal numeral adjective in constructions like five hundreds, or eight hundreds, it is usually intended to consider each hundred as a separate aggregate; as, ten hundreds are one thousand. 2. A division of a country in England, supposed to have originally contained a hundred families, or freemen. Hundred court, a court held for all the inhabitants of a hundred. Origin: OE. Hundred, AS. Hundred a territorial division; hund hundred + a word akin to Goth. Ga-rajan to count, L. Ratio reckoning, account; akin to OS. Hunderod, hund, D. Hondred, G. Hundert, OHG. Also hunt, Icel. Hundra, Dan. Hundrede, Sw. Hundra, hundrade, Goth. Hund, Lith. Szimtas, Russ. Sto, W. Cant, Ir. Cead, L. Centum, Gr, Skr. Cata. Cf. Cent, Century, Hecatomb, Quintal, and Reason. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hundred

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Literary usage of Hundred

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1. The Holy Bible by Canadian Bible Society (1851)
"IG The children of Be bai, six hundred twenty and eight. 17 The children of Azgad, two thousand three hundred twenty and two. IS The children of Adonikam, ..."

2. Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain (2000)
"At the junction of the Ohio the Mississippi's depth is eighty-seven feet; the depth increases gradually, reaching one hundred and twenty-nine just above the ..."

3. Arithmetic Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction: Being a Sequel to by Warren Colburn (1836)
"Five hundred thousand, and seventy-one. 20. Two hundred and seven thousand, six hundred ... Six hundred billions, two hundred and seven thousand, and three. ..."

4. The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York by Daniel Defoe (1790)
"... in any part of the world: we had at leaft twelve hundred miles to the fea, ... fouth; and about eight hundred miles to the frozen fea, north : nay, ..."

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