# Hunderd vs. Hundred: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Aimie Carlson || By Harlon Moss || Updated on March 8, 2024
"Hunderd" is an incorrect spelling, while "hundred" is correct. Hundred is a numerical value equal to 10 times 10.

## Which is correct: Hunderd or Hundred

How to spell Hundred?

## Key Differences

Think of "hundred" as having a "red" ending, unlike the incorrect "hunderd."
Recall that "hundred" shares the "hun" sound with "hunt," which requires careful counting.
Use mnemonic i.e. “HUndred is the Unique correct form needing REDefinition.”
Remember that "hundred" has the same "u" as "sum" - a total amount, just like a hundred.
Associate "hundred" with "century" - both signify a large number (100).

## Correct usage of Hundred

It feels like we've walked a hunderd miles.
It feels like we've walked a hundred miles.
She made over a hunderd cupcakes for the event.
She made over a hundred cupcakes for the event.
The book has a hunderd pages of adventure and mystery.
The book has a hundred pages of adventure and mystery.
There were a hunderd reasons why it was a bad idea.
There were a hundred reasons why it was a bad idea.
He saved up a hunderd dollars for the trip.
He saved up a hundred dollars for the trip.

## Hundred Definitions

A numerical unit equal to 10 times 10.
The marathon had over a hundred participants.
Refers to the exact number 100.
She celebrated her hundredth birthday with joy.
Used to describe a group of 100 items or individuals.
A hundred books were donated to the library.
Describing something related to the number 100.
The hundredth anniversary was marked with a grand celebration.
Represents a collective count of 100 units.
He counted a hundred stars in the sky.
The cardinal number equal to 10 × 10 or 102.
The number in the third position left of the decimal point in an Arabic numeral.
A one-hundred-dollar bill.

## Hundred Sentences

A hundred participants joined the marathon.
He aimed to read a hundred books this year.
The ancient tree was nearly a hundred years old.
The charity raised a hundred thousand dollars.
A hundred people signed up for the workshop.
The artist used a hundred shades of blue in the painting.
She found a hundred reasons to smile every day.
I can't believe the jar held a hundred marbles.
A hundred different species were recorded in the forest.
The survey collected responses from a hundred individuals.
The recipe called for a hundred grams of flour.
It took a hundred tries, but he finally succeeded.
A hundred pieces of art were displayed in the gallery.
She practiced for a hundred hours to perfect her performance.
A hundred students graduated from the program.
He counted a hundred stars in the night sky.
The journey covered a hundred miles of scenic beauty.
The puzzle had a hundred pieces, each uniquely shaped.
The garden was a haven for a hundred varieties of flowers.

## Hundred Idioms & Phrases

#### Not one in a hundred

Rarely or seldom found.
Not one in a hundred could match her skill in the game.

#### A picture is worth a hundred words

Suggesting that a complex idea can be conveyed with just a single image.
The photograph of the moment was worth a hundred words, capturing the emotion perfectly.

#### A hundred and one

Used to indicate many or numerous items or reasons.
She had a hundred and one things to do before the event.

#### Give a hundred percent

To put in maximum effort or to do one's best.
He always gives a hundred percent, no matter the task.

#### A hundred times over

Repeatedly or many times.
I would make the same choice a hundred times over.

## FAQs

#### What is the verb form of hundred?

Hundred does not have a verb form; it's used as a noun and adjective.

#### Why is it called hundred?

It's called "hundred" from the Old English "hundrēd," meaning a unit of 100.

#### What is the root word of hundred?

The root word of "hundred" is the Old English "hundrēd."

#### Which vowel is used before hundred?

The vowel "u" is used in "hundred."

#### What is the singular form of hundred?

The singular form is "hundred."

#### Which preposition is used with hundred?

Prepositions like "of" or "in" are commonly used with "hundred."

#### Which conjunction is used with hundred?

Conjunctions like "and" or "or" can be used with "hundred."

#### What is the pronunciation of hundred?

Hundred is pronounced as /ˈhʌndrɪd/.

#### Is hundred a noun or adjective?

Hundred can be both a noun and an adjective.

#### Is hundred a negative or positive word?

"Hundred" is neutral; neither negative nor positive.

#### What is the plural form of hundred?

The plural form is "hundreds."

#### Is hundred a vowel or consonant?

"Hundred" is a word, not a vowel or consonant.

#### What is another term for hundred?

Another term for "hundred" is "century" in some contexts.

#### Which article is used with hundred?

Both definite ("the") and indefinite ("a" or "an") articles are used with "hundred."

#### Is hundred an abstract noun?

No, "hundred" is a countable noun, not abstract.

#### Is the hundred term a metaphor?

"Hundred" is not typically used as a metaphor.

#### How many syllables are in hundred?

There are two syllables in "hundred."

#### What part of speech is hundred?

"Hundred" is primarily a noun and can be an adjective.

#### Which determiner is used with hundred?

Determiners like "a," "the," or numbers (e.g., "two hundred") are used.

#### What is the first form of hundred?

The first form is "hundred."

#### What is the second form of hundred?

There is no second form; "hundred" remains the same.

#### What is the third form of hundred?

There is no third form; "hundred" remains constant.

#### Is hundred an adverb?

No, "hundred" is not an adverb.

#### Is the word hundred imperative?

No, "hundred" is not an imperative form.

#### What is the opposite of hundred?

There's no direct opposite, but "zero" or "none" can be contextually opposite.

#### Is hundred a countable noun?

Yes, "hundred" is a countable noun.

#### Is hundred a collective noun?

Yes, it can be considered a collective noun.

#### How do we divide hundred into syllables?

Hundred is divided as hun-dred.

#### What is a stressed syllable in hundred?

The first syllable "hun" is stressed in "hundred."

#### How is hundred used in a sentence?

Example: "She saved a hundred dollars for the trip."