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1. cent

noun. ['ˈsɛnt'] a fractional monetary unit of several countries.

Synonyms

  • British shilling
  • subunit
  • Seychelles rupee
  • rand
  • fractional monetary unit
  • florin
  • gulden
  • guilder
  • lilangeni
  • Dutch florin
  • Sri Lanka rupee
  • Mauritian rupee
  • rupee
  • dollar
  • shilling
  • birr
  • bob

Etymology

  • cent (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • centum (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Cent

  • underrepresent
  • overrepresent
  • misrepresent
  • malcontent
  • discontent
  • supplement
  • represent
  • circumvent
  • underwent
  • reinvent
  • overspent
  • nonevent
  • unspent
  • torment
  • tashkent
  • segment
  • prevent
  • outspent
  • misspent
  • gourment
  • extent
  • content
  • consent
  • resent
  • repent
  • relent
  • present
  • lament
  • invent
  • intent

Example sentences of the word cent


1. Noun, singular or mass
The spread is the difference between these two prices and in this case is 1 cent.

Quotes containing the word cent


1. If you’re in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
- Warren Buffett

2. You want to play house, you got to have a job. You want to play very nice house, very sweet house, then you got to have a job you don't like. Great. This is the way ninety-eight-point-nine per cent of the people work things out, so believe me, buddy, you've got nothing to apologize for.
- Richard Yates, Revolutionary Road

3. Hard-covered books break up friendships. You loan a hard covered book to a friend and when he doesn’t return it you get mad at him. It makes you mean and petty. But twenty-five cent books are different.
- John Steinbeck

2. cent

noun. ['ˈsɛnt'] a coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit.

Synonyms

  • copper
  • centime
  • coin
  • penny

Antonyms

  • insulator
  • reverse
  • head
  • tail

Etymology

  • cent (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • centum (Latin)
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