Definition of per :
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. is also sometimes used with English words.
- How about the other five per cent? - "We Were There at the Oklahoma Land Run", James Arthur Kjelgaard.
- M. Fleurus consented to accept his costs out of pocket in the present, and three per cent, of the heritage in the future. - "Charlotte's Inheritance", M. E. Braddon.
- Thirty- three and a third per cent. - "John March, Southerner", George W. Cable.