- noun an amount considered in relation to 100
- noun the proportion or rate equivalent to a total divided by a hundred
- noun an amount shown as part of one hundred
- A fraction or ratio expressing a percent. A fraction with 100 as a denominator represents a percentage. For example, 50/100 is 50%, or 300/100 is 300%. A ratio is multiplied by 100 to obtain a percentage. For instance, a ratio whose value is 0.5 represents 50%.