What does the word percentage mean?

Usage examples for percentage

  1. So I finally made a deal with him to operate the farm on a percentage basis. – The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography by 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 by 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 by Clarence M. Weed