Definición de myriad en inglés:

myriad

Saltos de línea: myr¦iad
Pronunciación: /ˈmɪrɪəd
 
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sustantivo

1A countless or extremely great number of people or things: myriads of insects danced around the light above my head
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They jumped over countless hedges and a myriad of small streams and barbed wire, all set up to prevent what was happening now.
  • Africa starts with 53 nations loaded with a myriad of problems and needs.
  • News that two young East Yorkshire men are set to become dot com millionaires will provoke a myriad of reactions.
Sinónimos
multitude, a large/great number/quantity, a lot, scores, quantities, mass, crowd, throng, host, droves, horde, army, legion, sea, swarm
informal lots, loads, masses, stacks, tons, oodles, hundreds, thousands, millions, billions, zillions, more … than one can shake a stick at
British informal shedload
North American informal slew, gazillions, bazillions, gobs
Australian/New Zealand informal swag
vulgar slang shitload
North American vulgar slang assload
2(Chiefly in classical history) a unit of ten thousand: the army was organized on a decimal system, up to divisions of 10,000 or myriads

adjetivo

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1Countless or extremely great in number: he gazed at the myriad lights of the city
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Check out the myriad DIY lighting systems available in local garden centres and DIY stores for this very purpose.
  • As they approached the facility, Peter could tell how large the entire installation was by the myriad lights scattered across the compound.
  • Lighted candles of myriad colors gathered in a large circle, and a stick of incense stood in the center.
Sinónimos
innumerable, countless, infinite, numberless, unlimited, untold, limitless, unnumbered, immeasurable, multitudinous, numerous, manifold, multiple, legion, several, many, various, sundry, diverse, multifarious
literary divers
rare innumerous, unnumberable
1.1Having countless or very many elements or aspects: the myriad political scene
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In the evening I hang out with a myriad assortment of interesting characters.
  • These include a myriad assortment of insects, arachnids, rodents, and the occasional raccoon.

Origen

mid 16th century (in sense 2 of the noun): via late Latin from Greek murias, muriad-, from murioi '10,000'.

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