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1. percent

noun. ['pɝˈsɛnt'] a proportion in relation to a whole (which is usually the amount per hundred).

Synonyms

  • vacancy rate
  • proportion
  • percentage
  • absentee rate
  • per centum
  • unemployment rate
  • occupancy rate

Antonyms

  • scale up
  • scale down

Etymology

  • per centum (Latin)

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Rhymes with Percent

  • 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 percent


1. Noun, singular or mass
Americans typically eat 3,000 to 3,500 daily calories -- more than 150 percent what they burn through the day.

Quotes about percent


1. Seventy percent of success in life is showing up.
- Woody Allen

2. The only thing I'm addicted to is winning. This bootleg cult, arrogantly referred to as Alcoholics Anonymous, reports a 5 percent success rate. My success rate is 100 percent.
- Charlie Sheen

3. Eighty percent of success is showing up.
- Woody Allen

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