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1. percentage

noun. ['pɝˈsɛntədʒ, pɝˈsɛnədʒ, pɝˈsɛntɪdʒ, pɝˈsɛnɪdʒ'] a proportion in relation to a whole (which is usually the amount per hundred).

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • unprofitableness
  • good fortune
  • bad luck
  • misfortune

Etymology

  • ''[[per]] [[centum]]'' (Latin)

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Rhymes with Percentage

  • advantage
  • carnage
  • coinage
  • disadvantage
  • drainage
  • greenidge
  • grinage
  • harnage
  • linage
  • manage
  • micromanage
  • mismanage
  • parsonage
  • patronage
  • patronage
  • signage
  • tonnage
  • turnage
  • unmanage

How do you pronounce percentage?

Pronounce percentage as pərˈsɛnɪʤ.

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Sentences with percentage


1. Noun, singular or mass
Both the percentage rate used to determine the tax and the value of your vehicle may change each year.

Quotes about percentage


1. A stereotype becomes a stereotype when a significant percentage of the population appears to conform to it.
- Kelley Armstrong, Dime Store Magic

2. A very small percentage of the people in this world will actually experience and live today. So many people will be stuck on another day, another time that traumatized them and caused them to spiritually stutter so they miss out on this day.
- Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

2. percentage

noun. ['pɝˈsɛntədʒ, pɝˈsɛnədʒ, pɝˈsɛntɪdʒ, pɝˈsɛnɪdʒ'] assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group.

Synonyms

  • dole
  • assets
  • allowance
  • net profit
  • allotment
  • slice
  • profit
  • portion
  • piece
  • split
  • dispensation
  • part
  • net
  • share
  • allocation
  • profit sharing
  • net income
  • profits
  • stake
  • ration
  • interest
  • cut
  • tranche
  • way
  • lucre

Antonyms

  • deny
  • break even
  • lose
  • unprofitability

Etymology

  • ''[[per]] [[centum]]'' (Latin)
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