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  • Stiff, o dairyman, in a myriad of fits.
  • Define myriad imams in a gap as a paganism amid airy men I fed.
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Definition of the noun myriad

What does myriad mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: myriads

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

Alternative definition of the noun myriad


  1. [context: now historical] Ten thousand; 10,000. [definition from mid-16th c.]
  2. A countless number or multitude (of specified things).

Definition of the adjective myriad

What does myriad mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. too numerous to be counted

Alternative definition of the adjective myriad


  1. Multifaceted, having innumerable elements.
  2. Great in number; innumerable, multitudinous.

Definition of the adjective myriad for high school students

    consisting of a very great number
    • example: It was difficult to decide what to do Friday night because the city presented us with myriad possibilities for fun.

The adjective myriad is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.


Myriad is a fictional superhero published by DC Comics. She first appeared in Superman Annual #5, and was created by Dan Jurgens.


  1. "Myriad" is a musical album of Gerry O'Connor.
    • released on (16 years ago)
  2. "Myriad" is a musical album of Hunter Van Larkins.
  3. "Myriad" is a musical album of Lycanthia.
    • released in (16 years ago)
  4. "Myriad" is a composition.


  1. Myriad is a humanist sans-serif typeface designed by Robert Slimbach and Carol Twombly for Adobe Systems. The typeface is best known for its usage by Apple Inc., replacing Apple Garamond as Apple's corporate font since 2002. Myriad is easily distinguished from other sans-serif fonts due to its special "y" descender and slanting "e" cut. Myriad is similar to Frutiger.
  2. Myriad: A myriad is an area 100 km × 100 km square i.e. it is 10,000 square kilometer. 100 of these squares would be one million square kilometers.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Myriad

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Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Nmaes (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Asteraceae Origins: Greek myrios "many, myriad, numberless" and kephale " head," referring to the flowers or to the numerous capitula. Species/Vernacular Names: M. appendiculatus Benth. English: white-tip myriocephalus M. rhizocephalus ...

Google previewThe Language of Winnicott: A Dictionary of Winnicott's Use of Words (2007)

A Dictionary of Winnicott's Use of Words by Jan Abram

myriad. functions. of. the. good-enough. mother. The mother's natural functions cover three areas: holding, handling, and object presenting. All three areas are initiated in the early weeks, during the phase of absolute dependence. Holding and ...

Google previewThe Disheveled Dictionary (2003)

A Curious Caper Through Our Sumptuous Lexicon by Karen Elizabeth Gordon

a very large number We rode the funicular to the entrance of Contrecoeur, the city below us scratching its myriad made-up eyes through a scarf of silky ...

Google previewOxford American Large Print Dictionary (2008)

by Oxford University Press

Myriad is derived from a Greek noun and adjective meaning 'ten thousand .' It was first used in English as a noun in reference to a great but indefinite number. The adjectival sense of 'countless, innumerable' appeared much later.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Science and Technology Communication (2010)

by Susanna Hornig Priest

Patent and Trademark Office, Myriad Genetics, and the University of Utah Research Foundation, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Ugaritic Language in the Alphabetic Tradition (2 vols) (2015)

Third Revised Edition by Gregorio del Olmo Lete, Joaquín Sanmartín

“ten thousand”, “ myriad” ...

Google previewAncestry's Concise Genealogical Dictionary (1989)

by Maurine Harris, Glen Harris

and unavoidable problem: words encountered in original records are often dated or even obsolete; many terms are legal, medical, or governmental jargon; and there is a myriad of Latin terminology in probates, deeds, and church records .

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A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the faade of his appearance. (Jean Iris Murdoch)
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Scrabble value of M3Y4R1I1A1D2

The value of this 6-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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