(Definition of percentile from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus
© Cambridge University Press)

What is the pronunciation of percentile?
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Numerical relationships, but you might be interested in these topics from the **Mathematics & arithmetic** topic area:

- Addition, subtraction, multiplication & division
- Averages
- Branches & types of mathematics
- Calculations & calculating
- Fractions
- Geometrical & mathematical instruments
- Geometrical shapes
- Geometry: bends, loops & curves
- Geometry: describing angles, lines & orientations
- Geometry: parts of geometrical shapes
- Geometry: properties of circles & curves
- Mathematical symbols
- Numbering & counting
- Numbers generally
- Numbers: cardinal, including nought & zero
- Numbers: groups of things according to number
- Numbers: ordinal
- Numbers: single, double & multiple
- Statistics
- Tables, graphs & diagrams
- Terms for numbers

Browse the Thesaurus

Add Cambridge dictionaries
to your browser
to your website

“percentile”: synonyms and related words:

to give permission for someone to do something or for something to happen

October 22, 2014

We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,