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**percentage**| percentage point | percentage sign | percentile | percept | perceptibility

# percentage

## OXFORD DICTIONARY

**percentage**, n.

1 a rate or proportion per cent.

2 a proportion.

3 colloq. personal benefit or advantage.

## THESAURUS

**percentage**

abatement, absolute interest, adjunct, advantage, advantageousness, advisability, agio, allotment, allowance, appropriateness, arithmetical proportion, avail, bait, bank discount, behalf, behoof, beneficialness, benefit, big end, bigger half, bit, bite, breakage, bribe, budget, capital gains, carrot, cash discount, chain discount, charge-off, chunk, claim, cleanup, clear profit, commission, common, component, concession, contingent, contingent interest, continued fraction, convenience, cross section, cut, deal, decency, deduction, depreciation, desirability, destiny, detachment, detail, discount, dividend, dividends, division, dole, drawback, earnings, easement, encouragement, end, equal share, equitable interest, equity, estate, expedience, expediency, fate, feasibility, fillip, filthy lucre, fitness, fittingness, fraction, fruitfulness, gain, gains, geometric ratio, get, gettings, gleanings, gross, gross profit, half, halver, harmonic proportion, helping, hoard, holding, improper fraction, incentive, incitement, income, inducement, installment, interest, invitation, item, kickback, killing, limitation, lot, lucre, lure, makings, measure, meed, mess, modicum, moiety, neat profit, net, net profit, opportuneness, paper profits, parcel, part, particular, payment, pelf, penalty, penalty clause, percent, perk, perks, perquisite, persuasive, pickings, piece, point, politicness, portion, premium, price reduction, price-cut, proceeds, profit, profitability, profits, proportion, propriety, provocation, prudence, quadrant, quantum, quarter, quota, quotum, rake-off, random sample, rate, ratio, ration, rebate, rebatement, receipts, reduction, refund, remainder, return, returns, reward, right, right of entry, rightness, rollback, rule of three, salvage, sample, sampling, seasonableness, section, sector, seemliness, segment, service, setoff, settlement, share, slice, small share, stake, stimulation, stimulative, stimulus, stock, store, strict settlement, subdivision, subgroup, subspecies, suitability, sweetener, sweetening, take, take-in, tare, time discount, timeliness, title, trade discount, tret, trust, underselling, use, usefulness, value, vested interest, wealth, whet, winnings, wisdom, worth, worthwhileness, write-off
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**percentage**

### Number

**N**number, symbol, numeral, figure, cipher, digit, integer, counter, round number, formula, function, series, sum, difference, complement, subtrahend, product, multiplicand, multiplier, multiplicator, coefficient, multiple, dividend, divisor, factor, quotient, submultiple, fraction, rational number, surd, irrational number, transcendental number, mixed number, complex number, complex conjugate, numerator, denominator, decimal, circulating decimal, repetend, common measure, aliquot part, prime number, prime, relative prime, prime factor, prime pair, reciprocal, totient, binary number, octal number, hexadecimal number, permutation, combination, variation, election, ratio, proportion, comparison, progression, arithmetical progression, geometrical progression, harmonical progression, percentage, permilage, figurate numbers, pyramidal numbers, polygonal numbers, power, root, exponent, index, logarithm, antilogarithm, modulus, base, differential, integral, fluxion, fluent, numeral, complementary, divisible, aliquot, reciprocal, prime, relatively prime, fractional, decimal, figurate, incommensurable, proportional, exponential, logarithmic, logometric, differential, fluxional, integral, totitive, positive, negative, rational, irrational, surd, radical, real, complex, imaginary, finite, infinite, impossible, numerically, modulo.

### Discount

**N**discount, abatement, concession, reduction, depreciation, allowance, qualification, set-off, drawback, poundage, agio, percentage, rebate, rebatement, backwardation, contango, salvage, tare and tret, sale, bargain, half price, price war, wholesale, wholesale price, dealer's price, trade price, coupon, discount coupon, cents-off coupon, store coupon, manufacturer's coupon, double coupon discount, triple coupon discount, discounting, at a discount, below par, at wholesale, have a friend in the business.

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