"cent" Definition

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

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Position in dictionary: 15807 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n.,
Words that start with "cent": 96
Words that end with "cent": 144
Words that contain "cent": 388
Next words in dictionary: centage, cental, centare, centaur, centaurea
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English Dictionary Definition of cent

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