Definitions for marginˈmɑr dʒɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. margin, border, perimeter(noun)

    the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary

  2. margin(noun)

    an amount beyond the minimum necessary

    "the margin of victory"

  3. margin, security deposit(noun)

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

  4. gross profit, gross profit margin, margin(noun)

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

  5. margin(noun)

    the blank space that surrounds the text on a page

    "he jotted a note in the margin"

  6. allowance, leeway, margin, tolerance(noun)

    a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits

Wiktionary

  1. margin(Noun)

    The edge of the paper that remains blank.

  2. margin(Noun)

    The edge of any flat surface.

  3. margin(Noun)

    The edge defining inclusion in or exclusion from of a set or group.

  4. margin(Noun)

    A difference between results, characteristics, scores.

  5. margin(Noun)

    A permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits.

    margin of error

  6. margin(Noun)

    The yield or profit; the selling price minus the cost of production.

  7. margin(Verb)

    To add a margin to.

  8. Origin: From marginis, genitive of margo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Margin(noun)

    a border; edge; brink; verge; as, the margin of a river or lake

  2. Margin(noun)

    specifically: The part of a page at the edge left uncovered in writing or printing

  3. Margin(noun)

    the difference between the cost and the selling price of an article

  4. Margin(noun)

    something allowed, or reserved, for that which can not be foreseen or known with certainty

  5. Margin(noun)

    collateral security deposited with a broker to secure him from loss on contracts entered into by him on behalf of his principial, as in the speculative buying and selling of stocks, wheat, etc

  6. Margin(verb)

    to furnish with a margin

  7. Margin(verb)

    to enter in the margin of a page

Freebase

  1. Margin

    In finance, a margin is collateral that the holder of a financial instrument has to deposit to cover some or all of the credit risk of their counterparty. This risk can arise if the holder has done any of the following: ⁕Borrowed cash from the counterparty to buy financial instruments, ⁕Sold financial instruments short, or ⁕Entered into a derivative contract. The collateral can be in the form of cash or securities, and it is deposited in a margin account. On United States futures exchanges, margins were formerly called performance bonds. Most of the exchanges today use SPAN methodology, which was developed by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange in 1988, for calculating margins for options and futures.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. margin

    In cartography, the area of a map or chart lying outside the border.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'margin' in Nouns Frequency: #1509

Anagrams of margin »

  1. Ingram

  2. arming


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