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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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Rhymes 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

Sentences with cent


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

Quotes about 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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