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Usage statistics for the noun hundred:

spoken English88.56%written English11.44%
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The word hundred is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun hundred

What does hundred mean as a name of something?

Hundred is one of the top 1000 most common nouns. It is used mostly in speech, being the 7th most common noun in spoken English.View more statistics!

noun - plural: hundreds / hundred (counting)

  1. ten 10s
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • synonyms of hundred: 100 / C / century / one C
    • more generic term: large integer = an integer equal to or greater than ten

Alternative definition of the noun hundred


  1. [US] A hundred-dollar bill.
  2. [historical] An administrative subdivision in southern English counties and in other countries.
  3. [cricket] A hundred runs scored by a batsman.

Definition of the adjective hundred

What does hundred mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more hundred / hundreder |

  1. being ten more than ninety

Other definitions of hundred

What does hundred also mean?


  1. [cardinal, lang=en] A numerical value equal to 100 (102), occurring after ninety-nine.


"Hundred" is a composition.

Phrases with Hundred

Phrases starting with the word Hundred:

  1. Hundred-First
  2. hundred and one

Phrases ending with the word Hundred:

  1. one hundred
  2. Six Hundred
  3. two hundred
  4. five hundred
  5. four hundred
  6. long hundred
  7. Nine Hundred
  8. Zero Hundred
  9. Eight Hundred
  10. great hundred
  11. Seven Hundred
  12. three hundred
  13. Eleven Hundred
  14. Twelve Hundred
  15. Twenty Hundred
  16. Fifteen Hundred
  17. Oh Dark Hundred

Other phrase containing the word Hundred:

  1. a hundred times

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Hundred

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Google previewSafire's Political Dictionary (2008)

by William Safire

hundred days Most often applied to the productive special session of Congress summoned by Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933 to cope with the ...

Google previewBouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia (1914)

by John Bouvier, Francis Rawle

HUNDRED COURT. An inferior court, long obsolete, and practically abolished by the County Courts Act of 1807, sec. 28, whose jurisdiction extended to the whole ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Pennsylvania Indians (1998)

by Donald Ricky

The Delaware Indians have now, by treaty stipulation, the following permanent annuities, to wit: One thousand dollars per fourth article of the treaty of third August, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five. Five hundred dollars, per third ...

Google previewA New Law Dictionary (1792)

Intended for General Use as Well as for Gentlemen of the Profession by Richard Burn

HUNDRED, is a district originally comprehending one. hundred samilies ; for in ancient time, for the more sure keeping of the peace, all freemen were to cast themseves into several companies , ...

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Usage statistics about hundred

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Usage statistics for the noun hundred:

spoken English88.56%written English11.44% conversational speech36.64%task-oriented speech63.36%

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun hundred:


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Quotes about Hundred

A hundred bakers, a hundred millers, and a hundred tailors are three hundred thieves.
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Scrabble value of H4U1N1D2R1E1D2

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of HUNDRED

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