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percentage

per·cent·age

percentage

 
 
pronunciation:
pr sen tihj
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: some portion of a whole based on a total of one hundred parts.
similar words:
content
definition 2: part of a whole.
the largest percentage of the profits
similar words:
fraction, portion, proportion
definition 3: a commission, duty, or amount of interest based on a hundred parts.
He receives a salary plus a percentage.
similar words:
commission
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