Latin per centum (by the hundred)
[per-sent] /pərˈsɛnt/ noun 1. Also called per centum. one one-hundredth part; 1/100. 2. (defs 1, 3). 3. British. stocks, bonds, etc., that bear an indicated rate of interest. adjective 4. 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, […]
[per-sen-tij] /pərˈsɛn tɪdʒ/ noun 1. a rate or proportion per hundred. 2. an allowance, commission, or rate of interest calculated by . 3. a proportion in general: Only a small percentage of the class will graduate with honors. 4. gain; benefit; profit; advantage. /pəˈsɛntɪdʒ/ noun 1. proportion or rate per hundred parts 2. (commerce) the […]
[per-sen-ter] /pərˈsɛn tər/ noun 1. a person or thing that charges or pays a certain percentage, cooperates to a specified degree, etc. (used in combination): agents and other ten-percenters.
[per-sen-tahyl, -til] /pərˈsɛn taɪl, -tɪl/ Statistics. noun 1. one of the values of a variable that divides the distribution of the variable into 100 groups having equal frequencies: Ninety percent of the values lie at or below the ninetieth percentile, ten percent above it. adjective 2. of or relating to a percentile or a division […]