Cent (noun)

  1. A unit of value equal to one hundredth of a dollar or euro, for example.
  2. A unit of monetary value used in various countries.
  3. A unit of currency used in various countries.


Middle english, from old french, from latin centum hundred.


  1. A nickel is worth five cents.
  2. He received a raise, bringing his hourly wage up to ten cents an hour.
  3. The candy bar cost seventy-five cents.
  4. She received a refund of one cent.
  5. The cent symbol is commonly used to represent monetary values.
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