percentage

Part of speech: noun

Rate by the hundred.

Part of speech: noun

The allowance, commission, duty, or interest on a hundred.

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Usage examples "percentage":

  1. So I finally made a deal with him to operate the farm on a percentage basis. - "The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography", Johnson, Clarence Edgar.
  2. The exceptions to the rule are so few that they amount to but a very small percentage. - "Seed Thoughts for Singers", Frank Herbert Tubbs.
  3. Even in New Hampshire there seems to be at least a partial second brood, and farther south there are probably two regular broods with the possibility that a small percentage of the first set of chrysalids remains unchanged until spring. - "Butterflies Worth Knowing", Clarence M. Weed.