Associations to the word «Percentage»


PERCENTAGE, noun. The amount, number or rate of something, regarded as part of a total of 100; a part of a whole.
PERCENTAGE, noun. A share of the profits.
PERCENTAGE, noun. (informal) Benefit or advantage.
PERCENTAGE POINT, noun. One hundredth of a given value, used to measure the difference of two percentages.
PERCENTAGE RATE, noun. A coefficient that is a quotient of two numbers, in which the denominator has the same units as that of the numerator multiplied by a unit of time and that is expressed in percentage points.

Dictionary definition

PERCENTAGE, noun. A proportion in relation to a whole (which is usually the amount per hundred).
PERCENTAGE, noun. Assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group; "he wanted his share in cash".

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