"per" Definition

  1. prep. Through; by means of; through the agency of; by; for; for each; as, per annum; per capita, by heads, or according to individuals; per curiam, by the court; per se, by itself, of itself. Per is also sometimes used with English words.

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Position in dictionary: 72541 of 111710 words.
Word Type: prep.,
Words that start with "per": 695
Words that end with "per": 254
Words that contain "per": 2016
Next words in dictionary: per-, peract, peracute, peradventure, peraeopod
Previous words in dictionary: pequots, peptotoxine, peptonuria, peptonoid, peptonize

English Dictionary Definition of per

Read all of this dictionary's definitions for the word "per" on this page. Also learn the word type, other words that start with, end with or contain this word, the position in the dictionary and the next and previous terms. The historical definitions of the word "per" found on this page is taken from the 1913 edition of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary.