Associations to the word «Per»
PER, preposition. For each
PER, preposition. To each, in each (used in expressing ratios of units)
PER, preposition. (medicine) via (the), by (the), through (the) (followed by Latin name for an orifice)
PER, preposition. In accordance with
PER, pronoun. (neologism) they (singular). Gender-neutral third-person singular subject pronoun, coordinate with gendered pronouns he and she.
PER, pronoun. (neologism) them (singular) Gender-neutral third-person singular object pronoun, grammatically equivalent to the gendered him and her.
PER, adjective. (neologism) Belonging to per, their (singular). Gender-neutral third-person singular possessive adjective, coordinate with gendered his and her.
PER, symbol. The ISO 3166-1 three-letter (alpha-3) code for Peru.
PER ACCIDENS, adverb. By chance; by reason of an accidental, incidental or non-essential circumstance; contingently; indirectly.
PER ALIA, adverb. By others; through others. Said about a proposition held to be true because it follows from other true propositions. Compare per se.
PER ANNUM, adverb. In a year
PER ANNUM, adverb. For a year
PER ANUM, adverb. (medicine) via the anus
PER CAPITA, adjective. Per person
PER CAPITA, adjective. Shared equally among all individuals
PER CAPITA, adverb. Per person
PER CAPITA, adverb. Equally among all individuals
PER CENT, noun. Alternative spelling of percent
PER CENT., abbreviation. (archaic) Alternative form of percent
PER CENTUM, noun. (law) (US) (dated) percent
PER CONTRA, adverb. (legal) in contrast, on the contrary
PER DIEM, adjective. Per day, daily
PER DIEM, noun. A daily stipend
PER DIEM, noun. A daily allowable limit for expendables
PER DIEMS, noun. Plural of per diem
PER IMPOSSIBILE, adverb. (chiefly philosophy) As is impossible.
PER MILLE, noun. A part or other object per thousand.
PER MYRIAD, adverb. Alternative spelling of permyriad
PER NASUM, adverb. (medicine) via the nose
PER NOCTE, adjective. (medical) At night.
PER OREM, adverb. (US) (medicine) Alternative form of per os via the mouth; orally.
PER ORUM, adverb. (US) (medicine) Alternative form of per orem per os; via the mouth; orally
PER OS, adverb. (medicine) By mouth; orally.
PER PRO, abbreviation. Per procurationem; by the agency of (used when signing a letter in place of someone else)
PER PROCURATIONEM, adverb. (legal) by the agency of, especially when signing a letter in place of someone else
PER PROCURATIONEM, adverb. (informal) on behalf of (someone who does not sign themselves)
PER SAY, adverb. Misspelling of per se.
PER SE, adverb. By itself; without consideration of extraneous factors.
PER SE, adverb. (chiefly in negative polarity environments) As such; as one would expect from the name.
PER SE, adverb. (legal) As a matter of law.
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