percentage-n; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: a proportion measured in 100ths

Commentary: PERCENTAGE[+quantity][+proportion]

The Fed may raise the rates by another quarter percentage point.
What percentage of Americans do not own a microwave oven?
I'll take those percentages any day. (odds, probability as a percentage measure)

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: a share of assets

Commentary: PERCENTAGE[+quantity][+share][+asset]

The house takes a percentage of each poker hand.
Bob is selling his percentage of the company to the other partners.
I have only a small percentage of my long term savings in bonds.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2