Definitions for margin

Definitions for (noun) margin

Main entry: margin, leeway, tolerance, allowance

Definition: a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits

Main entry: margin

Definition: an amount beyond the minimum necessary

Usage: the margin of victory

Main entry: margin

Definition: the blank space that surrounds the text on a page

Usage: he jotted a note in the margin

Main entry: margin, gross profit, gross profit margin

Definition: (finance) the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold

Main entry: security deposit, margin

Definition: the amount of collateral a customer deposits with a broker when borrowing from the broker to buy securities

Main entry: margin, perimeter, border

Definition: the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary

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