margin

  • 1margin — 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

  • 2Margin — 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

  • 3margin — [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

  • 4Margin — 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

  • 5Margin — 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

  • 6margin — ► 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

  • 7margin — 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

  • 8margin — [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

  • 9margin — 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

  • 10Margin — 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

  • 11margin — 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

  • 12margin — 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

  • 13margin — 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

  • 14margin — /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

  • 15margin — 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

  • 16margin — 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