percent definition

  • adverb:
    • from each hundred; per hundred.
  • noun:
    • One component in 100: The report states that 42 percent of this alumni contributed to the endowment. Also called per centum.
    • a portion or part: she's got spent a big per cent of her income.
    • Chiefly British Public securities producing interest at a specified percentage.
    • A part or any other item per hundred
    • portion.
    • a proportion pertaining to a complete (that is often the amount per hundred)
  • adjective:
    • spending or demanding interest at a specified percentage: a 5 1/2 % checking account.
    • Expressed in percents; usually and a number.

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