Definitions of cent

  1. a coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A hundred; as, ten per cent, the proportion of ten parts in a hundred. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A United States coin, the hundredth part of a dollar, formerly made of copper, now of copper, tin, and zinc. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The hundredth part of a dollar, or a coin of this value; a hundred; used only in the phrase per cent. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. A hundred: an American coin-the hundredth part of a dollar. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. A hundred; the one-hundredth of a dollar. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. The one - hundredth part of a dollar. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. A hundred; a coin, whose value is the hundredth part of the standard unit; in U.S. the hundredth part of a dollar. Per cent., a certain rate by the hundred. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. A hundred; per cent, a certain rate for each hundred of any thing; in the U.S. of Amer., a copper coin, in value the hundredth part of a dollar, being a little more than a halfpenny sterling. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for cent

  1. I didn't spend a cent of your old money. – Jerry's Charge Account by Hazel Hutchins Wilson
  2. You know I'd break a date with any one of 'em any day in the week for a sixty- cent table d'hote with you! – Every Soul Hath Its Song by Fannie Hurst