per definition

  • preposition:
    • To, for, or by each; for each and every: gas when are priced at 40 cents per gallon.
    • According to; by: modifications were made to the manuscript per mcdougal's directions.
    • through; through.
    • per
    • to every, in each (used in articulating ratios of products)
    • via (the), by (the), through (the) (accompanied by Latin title for an orifice)
    • relative to
    • Through; by way of; through the agency of; by; for; per. Per is also sometimes combined with English words.
  • adverb:
    • Informal for every one; apiece: offered the cookies for one dollar per.
    • Informal hourly: had been driving at 60 kilometers per.
  • pronoun:
    • they (singular). Gender-neutral third-person single subject pronoun, coordinate with gendered pronouns he and she.
    • all of them (single) Gender-neutral third-person single item pronoun, grammatically equal to the gendered him and her.
  • adjective:
    • Belonging to per, their particular (singular). Gender-neutral third-person singular possessive adjective, coordinate with gendered his along with her.
  • others:
    • Through; through.
    • A prefix of Latin source, indicating mostly ‘through.’ Begin to see the etymology.
    • As an inseparable prefix of intensity, ‘thoroughly,’ ‘very,’ as in peracute, perfervid, pellucid; especially, in chem., noting the utmost or a unique amount, as peroxid, the greatest oxid, or an oxid containing more air versus protoxid, etc.
  • noun:
    • In petrography, when you look at the quantitative system of category of igneous rocks (view stone), a prefix accustomed develop adjectives, and showing the element or element indicated exists in any division of igneous rocks, alone or perhaps in extreme quantity — that's, that its proportion to a different aspect is greater than : as, peralkalic, perfelic, perfemane, perfemic, etc.
    • An abbreviation of period.

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