Definition of "myriad" []

  • Constituting a very large, indefinite number; innumerable: the myriad fish in the ocean. (adjective)
  • Composed of numerous diverse elements or facets: the myriad life of the metropolis. (adjective)
  • A vast number: the myriads of bees in the hive. (noun)
  • Archaic Ten thousand. (noun)
  • Innumerable (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A large indefinite number (noun)
  • Ten thousand (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "myriad" in a sentence
  • "The machine, code-named Blue Waters and set for delivery to the University of Illinois later this year, is the product of work completed in myriad IBM offices around the world."
  • "They are demanding unbundled media, sold everywhere and in myriad assortments."
  • "Donnellan has worked as director of management and finance, acting director for libraries, and in myriad other positions in the county, and she had been deputy county manager since October 2005."