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Cent meaning

cent - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. A hundred; as, ten per cent, the proportion of ten parts in a hundred.
  2. 2. A United States coin, the hundredth part of a dollar, formerly made of copper, now of copper, tin, and zinc.
  3. 3. An old game at cards, supposed to be like piquet; - so called because 100 points won the game.
  4. 4. A hundred; the one- hundredth of a dollar.

cent - examples of usage

  1. Nothing that had cost her a cent or a drop of blood. - "America To-day, Observations and Reflections", William Archer.
  2. When the rate is above five or six per cent. - "Political economy", W. Stanley Jevons.
  3. Thus the rate of interest is always stated in proportion to the capital sum and to the time; five per cent. - "Political economy", W. Stanley Jevons.
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