Definitions English

  • Out of each hundred; per hundred.
  • One part in a hundred: The report states that 42 percent of the alumni contributed to the endowment. Also called per centum.
  • A percentage or portion: She has invested a large percent of her salary.
  • Chiefly British Public securities yielding interest at a specified percentage.
  • Paying or demanding interest at a specified percentage: a 5 1/2 percent checking account.