What does percent mean?

Definitions for percent
pərˈsɛntper·cent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. percentage, percent, per centum, pct(noun)

    a proportion in relation to a whole (which is usually the amount per hundred)

Wiktionary

  1. percent(Noun)

    A part or other object per hundred

    A resolution must receive fifty-one percent of the votes to pass.

    Etymology: per centum.

  2. percent(Noun)

    percentage.

    Etymology: per centum.

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'percent' in Written Corpus Frequency: #394

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'percent' in Nouns Frequency: #1413

How to pronounce percent?

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How to say percent in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of percent in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of percent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of percent in a Sentence

  1. Avinash Vazirani:

    Oil prices come off, it means (India's) import bill comes down, their subsidies go down... If you assume a 40 percent drop in crude oil, and crude is down more than 60 pct, GDP goes up 1 pct, inflation comes down 3.2 to 4 pct.

  2. Van Beurden:

    I have 100 percent confidence that Petrobras will come through this probably as a stronger company than it was before.

  3. Matt Smith:

    Distillates are the standout bullish element of the report and gasoline is the disappointment, distillate throughput jumped last week, meaning demand is only down 0.7 percent on the 4-week moving average.

  4. Chris Bulger:

    Until you have 10 of these deals that trade up 50 percent, they're not going to buy these valuations.

  5. Sreekant Cherukuri:

    Stay away from in-the-ear headphones, which sit much closer to the ear drum and get much louder. And use the 60/ 60 rule-- no more than 60 percent of maximum volume for 60 minutes at a time and then take a break. Ears that get a rest are less likely to get damaged.

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