percent: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (pur-sent'), [key]
- Also calledone one-hundredth part; .
- percentage (defs. 1, 3.).
- stocks, bonds, etc., that bear an indicated rate of interest.
- figured or expressed on the basis of a rate or proportion per hundred (used in combination with a number in expressing rates of interest, proportions, etc.):%&hasp; to get three percent interest. Symbol:
- percent (Thesaurus)