How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"mega" is from "megas" (great) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "million" or "very large" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|It's a resort-type location where you'll not only find plenty of hotels, motels, and cabin-based resorts, but also megabuck houses.|
|One megawatt provides enough energy to power 1000 homes.|