margin

  • 1 margin — mar·gin / mär jən/ n 1: the difference between net sales and the cost of the merchandise sold from which expenses are usu. met or profits derived 2: the amount by which the market value of collateral is greater than the face value of a loan 3 a:… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Margin — may refer to: Margin (economics) Margin (finance), a type of financial collateral used to cover credit risk Margin (typography), the white space that surrounds the content of a page Margin (machine learning), the distance between a decision… …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 margin — [mär′jən] n. [ME margine < L margo (gen. marginis): see MARK1] 1. a border, edge, or brink [the margin of the pond] 2. the blank space around the printed or written area on a page or sheet 3. a limit to what is desirable or possible 4 …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Margin — Mar gin, n. [OE. margine, margent, L. margo, ginis. Cf. {March} a border, {Marge}.] 1. A border; edge; brink; verge; as, the margin of a river or lake. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically: The part of a page at the edge left uncovered in writing or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Margin — Mar gin, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Margined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Marginging}.] 1. To furnish with a margin. [1913 Webster] 2. To enter in the margin of a page. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 margin — ► NOUN 1) an edge or border. 2) the blank border on each side of the print on a page. 3) the furthest reach or limit. 4) an amount above or below a given level. ● margin of error Cf. ↑margin of error …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 margin — 1 *border, verge, edge, rim, brim, brink Analogous words: bound, end, term, confine, *limit: penumbra (see SHADE) 2 *room, berth, play, elbowroom, leeway, clearance …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 margin — [n] border; room around something allowance, bound, boundary, brim, brink, compass, confine, edge, elbowroom*, extra, field, frame, hem, latitude, leeway, limit, lip, perimeter, periphery, play, rim, scope, selvage, shore, side, skirt, space,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 margin — the difference between the selling price and the purchase price of an item usually expressed as a percentage of the selling price. Compare mark up. Glossary of Business Terms Financial safeguards to ensure that clearing members (usually companies …

    Financial and business terms

  • 10 Margin — This allows investors to buy securities by borrowing money from a broker. The margin is the difference between the market value of a stock and the loan a broker makes. Related: security deposit ( initial). The New York Times Financial Glossary *… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 11 margin — noun 1 empty space at the side of a page in a book, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ generous, wide ▪ Leave a generous margin on the left. ▪ narrow ▪ left, right …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 margin — The edge or border; the edge of a body of water where it meets the land. As applied to a boundary line of land, the margin of a river, creek, or other watercourse means the center of the stream. But in the case of a lake, bay, or natural pond,… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 13 margin — The edge or border; the edge of a body of water where it meets the land. As applied to a boundary line of land, the margin of a river, creek, or other watercourse means the center of the stream. But in the case of a lake, bay, or natural pond,… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 14 margin — /mahr jin/, n. 1. the space around the printed or written matter on a page. 2. an amount allowed or available beyond what is actually necessary: to allow a margin for error. 3. a limit in condition, capacity, etc., beyond or below which something …

    Universalium

  • 15 margin — n. 1) to adjust; set a margin (when typing) 2) to justify a margin (in setting type, in word processing) 3) a comfortable, handsome, large, wide; narrow, slender, slim, small; safe margin 4) by a margin (they won by a slim margin) 5) in, on a… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 margin — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin margin , margo border more at mark Date: 14th century 1. the part of a page or sheet outside the main body of printed or written matter 2. the outside limit and adjoining surface of …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 margin — mar|gin W3S3 [ˈma:dʒın US ˈma:r ] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: margo border ] 1.) the empty space at the side of a page ▪ Someone had scribbled a note in the margin . ▪ Use double spacing and wide margins to leave room for comments. 2.)… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 margin — [[t]mɑ͟ː(r)ʤɪn[/t]] ♦♦♦ margins 1) N COUNT: with supp A margin is the difference between two amounts, especially the difference in the number of votes or points between the winner and the loser in an election or other contest. They could end up… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 Margin — Der Begriff Margin (‚Hinterlegungssumme‘ bzw. ‚Sicherheitsleistung‘) bezeichnet in der Wirtschaftswissenschaft, insbesondere in der Unternehmensfinanzierung sowie im Rahmen des Börsenhandels, die Sicherheitsstellung für Börsentermingeschäfte… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 20 margin */*/ — UK [ˈmɑː(r)dʒɪn] / US [ˈmɑrdʒɪn] noun [countable] Word forms margin : singular margin plural margins 1) a) the space at the left or right side of a page where words are not usually printed or written in the margin: I made a couple of notes in the …

    English dictionary


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