### Crossword clues for percentage

##### Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

**percentage**

*noun*

**COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES**

**high proportion/percentage etc (of sth)**(=

*a very large part of a number*)

**COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS**

**■ ADJECTIVE**

**annual**

**annual**

**percentage**rise in the Tax and Price Index.

**annual**

**percentage**of return an investor earns on a stock.

**annual**

**percentage**rates of around 24 percent are crippling.

**annual**

**percentage**rate is 14. 6 percent.

**annual**

**percentage**.

**annual**

**percentage**rise in the implicit gross domestic product deflator.

**certain**

**certain**number or

**percentage**of candidates are to be awarded merit.

**certain**

**percentage**of stocks that fizzle and die.

**certain**

**percentage**of the time.

**certain**

**percentage**of cells, that mutation caused further errors.

**certain**

**percentage**of your deals will go bad.

**certain**

**percentage**of the vote, the party then would be recognized in the following election.

**certain**

**percentages**.

**great**

**greater**

**percentage**increase in the postprandial gastrin than fasting gastrin.

**greater**

**percentage**of future cuts will happen here.

**greater**

**percentage**of gifted men and women per head of population than any country in the world.

**percentages**of liability, putting the

**greatest**percentage on the emergency-room corporation because it had the greatest exposure.

**greatest**

**percentage**of grains is represented provides the modal class.

**greatest**

**percentage**decline, from 64 to 32.

**greatest**

**percentage**you find?

**greater**

**percentage**of elderly women who live alone.

**high**

**higher**

**percentages**of these citations were considered to have more extensive coverage.

**high**completion

**percentage**, with no interceptions.

**higher**rates for shared services to make up for the high

**percentage**of Detroit residents who default.

**highest**

**percentage**, 5. 8.

**high**

**percentage**of unfit housing.

**highest**

**percentage**of gross domestic product in the world to arms.

**high**

**percentage**of profits came from foreign exchange movements.

**higher**

**percentage**of new-generation aircraft played a part.

**large**

**largest**

**percentage**decrease in mortality during these three decades is shown by women aged 75 - 84.

**large**

**percentage**of health professionals of all kinds are chronically blind in this direction.

**large**

**percentage**increases in murder from a low base.

**large**

**percentage**of homeowners who rebuilt early and subsequently tried to sell their houses.

**larger**

**percentage**of pairs of brooches were more abraded on the top right than the top left corner.

**large**

**percentages**are all to be found in the positive or favorable cells.

**low**

**low**as a

**percentage**of national average earnings.

**low**

**percentage**, by western standards.

**percentage**had beneficial mites, a much

**lower**percentage had harmful ones.

**lowest**

**percentage**of voter turnout since 1824.

**low**

**percentage**of its national income on health.

**lowest**

**percentage**, with 3. 9 percent.

**lowest**

**percentage**of share-owners and shareholding among women, manual workers and young people was low.

**significant**

**significant**difference in

**percentage**of cells in S phase in the distal colon of rats in both diet groups.

**significant**

**percentage**of the populace that dumb?

**significant**

**percentage**of all the money in the world appeared to be working together.

**small**

**small**

**percentage**correct.

**smaller**

**percentage**less of their own money to the joint state-federal Medicaid program.

**small**

**percentage**of the total number whose lives are in danger.

**small**

**percentage**of the original 10, 000 minks survived the ordeal.

**small**

**percentage**, say 10%, as a reserve.

**small**

**percentage**of fathers in any given company are new fathers.

**small**

**percentage**of women have found that their immunity has worn off with disastrous results.

**small**

**percentage**had real problems with differences of class or race.

**tiny**

**tiny**

**percentage**of the 340,000 dealt with this year.

**tiny**

**percentage**of which are live-in nannies.

**tiny**

**percentage**of glycerine keeps the colour slightly moist.

**tiny**

**percentage**of those care about serious news.

**tiny**

**percentage**of students I have ever met have been to a seminar or a lecture.

**tiny**

**percentage**of women will receive the label.

**■ NOUN**

**change**

**percentage**

**change**over the period 1961-81.

**percentage**

**change**in the value of the call in response to a given change in the price of the share.

**percentage**

**changes**in consumption can have a considerable effect on the equilibrium level of national income and therefore on employment.

**increase**

**percentage**

**increase**in the postprandial gastrin than fasting gastrin.

**percentage**

**increases**in dividends over 10 years: McCormick, 400 percent.

**percentage**

**increase**in the amount of memory available for data storage.

**percentage**

**increase**is about the same as nearly all city workers have received over the last nine months.

**percentage**

**increase**in next year's interim dividend from 6.75p to 7p.

**percentage**

**increase**.

**percentage**

**increase**in profits resulting from a given percentage increase in sales.

**point**

**percentage**

**points**to 62.9 percent.

**percentage**

**points**.

**percentage**

**points**shifts the Phillips curve upwards by 5 percentage points.

**percentage**

**points**.

**percentage**

**points**shifts the Phillips curve upwards by 5 percentage points.

**percentage**

**points**.

**percentage**

**point**.

**percentage**

**points**.

**points**

**percentage**

**points**beneath levels a decade ago.

**percentage**

**points**.

**percentage**

**points**.

**percentage**

**points**between 1911 and 1951.

**percentage**

**points**.

**percentage**

**points**in performance of ten causes a disproportionate increase in costs.

**rate**

**percentage**

**rate**of interest.

**percentage**

**rate**is 14. 6 percent.

**percentage**

**rates**of around 24 percent are crippling.

**percentage**

**rate**of interest.

**unemployment**

**unemployment**

**percentage**falls but is unlikely ever to reach zero.

**unemployment**

**percentage**.

**■ VERB**

**based**

**based**on a

**percentage**reduction in those losses over a set period.

**based**on a

**percentage**of sales, he explained.

**based**on a

**percentage**of the value of the portfolio plus dealing costs.

**based**on the

**percentage**of the overall fee that supported such activities.

**based**on a

**percentage**of the street price of the product being covered.

**based**upon a

**percentage**of pay or some other formula established in advance.

**calculate**

**calculate**the

**percentage**yield.

**calculate**the

**percentage**composition by mass of a compound.

**calculate**the

**percentage**of possible occasions when a particular activity or environmental condition applies.

**calculated**as a

**percentage**of the untreated controls.

**calculate**the

**percentage**of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the air.

**express**

**expressed**as the

**percentage**of the untreated control.

**expressed**in

**percentages**.

**expressed**as a

**percentage**of the total number of that bone.

**expressed**as a

**percentage**, indicate the annual rent as a proportion of the property value.

**expressed**as mean

**percentage**of T cells binding from three replicate wells; lines represent standard errors.

**expressed**as the

**percentage**of voids in a given volume of rock.

**expressed**as a

**percentage**of the total section length.

**expressed**as a

**percentage**.

**fall**

**fell**by half a

**percentage**point.

**fell**0. 005

**percentage**point.

**fall**by at least another

**percentage**point.

**fell**by 2.5

**percentage**points.

**measure**

**measures**the

**percentage**change in the value of the call in response to a given change in the price of the share.

**measured**by

**percentage**of defects begins to improve.

**measured**by the

**percentage**of males employed in agriculture and the per capita consumption of energy.

**measures**the

**percentage**increase in profits resulting from a given percentage increase in sales.

**measured**by the

**percentage**of households at each income level, is fading.

**pay**

**paying**her

**percentage**, they cut her face.

**pay**a

**percentage**of their revenue to a franchiser.

**represent**

**represent**

**percentage**population Fig.

**represent**the highest

**percentage**cut of any area, and the biggest savings per position, Sheth says.

**represents**only a small

**percentage**of total production.

**rise**

**rise**by 16

**percentage**points, to 36%.

**rose**as a

**percentage**of sales to 17. 0 percent from 16. 5 percent.

**rose**0.2

**percentage**points to 6.6 per cent.

**show**

**shows**the

**percentage**of time the oesophageal and gastric tracings indicated identical pressure recordings.

**shows**that a large

**percentage**of quality improvement training programs do not get results.

**show**the

**percentage**of the population of each class in each country in 1970 and 1980.

**showing**a growing

**percentage**of the workforce with formal qualifications.

**showed**the greatest

**percentage**decline, from 64 to 32.

**shown**polls indicating

**percentage**satisfaction with the Prime Minister and the performance of the Government.

**shows**the

**percentages**of all defective items which suffered from the specific types of damage noted.

**win**

**winning**

**percentage**over a career as a starting quarterback for the 49ers?

**won**the biggest

**percentage**of the popular vote in modern history.

**winning**

**percentage**.

**wins**a certain

**percentage**of the vote, the party then would be recognized in the following election.

**won**a higher

**percentage**of the votes cast than he did in the 1991 presidential election.

**EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES**

**percentage**of businesses fail because of the collapse of a major customer or supplier.

**percentage**of the coffee they produce goes to the US.

**percentage**for every book that is sold.

**percentage**goes to the US.

**percentage**of African American employees were considered for promotion.

**percentage**of pensioners living below the poverty line has increased by 15% in the last four years.

**percentage**of women students at the university has increased steadily.

**percentage**of cases it can be fatal.

**percentage**of the profits from each book sold.

**percentage**of our students passed the exam?

**EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS**

**percentages**was used in the tests developed by the project.

**percentage**points.

**percentage**.

**percentage**of patients with normal mucosa was significantly less in the alcoholic group compared with the normal groups.

**percentage**points.

**percentage**of the total section length.

**percentage**of calcium salts.

**percentage**is based on price changes during the last 30 days.

##### The Collaborative International Dictionary

**Percentage**

Percentage \Per*cent"age\, n. [Per cent + -age, as in average. See Per, and Cent.] (Com.) A certain rate per cent; the allowance, duty, rate of interest, discount, or commission, on a hundred.

##### Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

**percentage**

1789, from percent + -age. Sense of "profit, advantage" is from 1862.

##### Wiktionary

**percentage**

n. 1 The amount, number or rate of something, regarded as part of a total of 100; a part of a whole. 2 A share of the profits. 3 (context informal English) benefit or advantage.

##### WordNet

##### Wikipedia

**Percentage**

In mathematics, a **percentage** is a number or ratio expressed as a fraction of 100. It is often denoted using the percent sign, "%", or the abbreviations "pct.", "pct"; sometimes the abbreviation "pc" is also used. A percentage is a dimensionless number (pure number).

#### Usage examples of "percentage".

The __percentage__ of the public that is being made aware of your advertising claims.

This is because most red meat in this country is also very fatty, containing high __percentages__ of a certain Omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid known as arachidonic acid.

This one-quarter __percentage__ point difference may seem minuscule, but in the hands of securities traders and arbitrageurs, advance word could be parlayed into quite a windfall.

The borer, really just a pocket fusion torch, worked by vaporizing and ionizing a small __percentage__ of the rock.

Starbuck contracted with hundreds of small, under-financed ranches to supply beef for the burgeoning markets in America and Europe, and a certain __percentage__ of failures and bankruptcies were expected.

It would not allow a stone over four carats to pass through, and it screened out fixed __percentages__ of the smaller stones - allowing only a proportion of the smaller and less valuable diamonds to proceed through into the main X-ray room.

The injection of the tumors with a fluid which causes coagulation of the blood, and which does not completely shut off the return current of the circulation through the tumors, has proved fatal in a small __percentage__ of cases.

I was really on edge because I was sure Wolfe would make himself obnoxious, and getting obnoxious with Dazy Perrit simply had no __percentage__.

State, equal to a specified __percentage__ of such dividends, the corporation being required to deduct the tax from dividends payable to resident and nonresident shareholders and pay it over to the State.

In determining the __percentage__ of moisture in these samples, the substance is dried on a water-bath or in a water-oven.

In the beginning, the tax code skimmed only a small __percentage__ off the incomes of the very top earners -- taxpayers rich enough that they had little incentive to avoid taxes.

Off the top Oscar, I said off the top, they have gross participation deals, __percentage__ of the gross cash receipts that come in from the movie theatres, networks, cable, home video, foreign exhibitors, net they figure on an accrual basis after their negative costs and distribution, advertising the rest of.

By comparison, we Haluk have a smaller __percentage__ of introns, even though our total number of exons is close to the human complement.

A small __percentage__ of those people become gold hoarders, people who are frightened of currencies, who like to bury some sovereigns in the garden or under the bed.

Apart from the small __percentage__ who would develop the fullblown disease, everyone he inoculated would be contagious for at least a week, which meant they had to be kept in strict isolation.