What does Markup mean?

Definitions for Markupˈmɑrkˌʌp

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Markup.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. markup(noun)

    the amount added to the cost to determine the asking price

  2. markup(noun)

    detailed stylistic instructions for typesetting something that is to be printed; manual markup is usually written on the copy (e.g. underlining words that are to be set in italics)


  1. markup(n.)

    (Legislation) Changes in proposed legislation drafted in conference, as contrasted with changes resulting from the amendment process.


  1. markup(Noun)

    The notation that is used to indicate how text should be displayed.

  2. markup(Noun)

    The percentage or amount by which a seller hikes up his buy-in price when determining his selling price.

    You donu2019t make much money selling gas because the markup is so low.

  3. markup(Noun)

    An increase in price.

    There will be a markup on those products next week; better buy them now.


  1. Markup

    Markup is the difference between the cost of a good or service and its selling price. A markup is added on to the total cost incurred by the producer of a good or service in order to create a profit. The total cost reflects the total amount of both fixed and variable expenses to produce and distribute a product. Markup can be expressed as a fixed amount or as a percentage of the total cost or selling price. Retail markup is commonly calculated as the difference between wholesale price and retail price, as a percentage of wholesale. Other methods are also used.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Markup in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Markup in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kevin Brady:

    Today's markup is a critical step to providing all Americans with affordable, patient-centered health care that is tailored to their needs.

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Translations for Markup

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • značkováníCzech
  • AuszeichnungGerman
  • margenSpanish
  • hinnankorotus, hinnannousu, marginaali, voittomarginaaliFinnish
  • balise, majoration, balisage, margeFrench
  • マークアップJapanese
  • whakapikinga utuMāori
  • opmaak, marge, verkoopsmarge, prijsstijgingDutch
  • adiustacja, marżaPolish
  • наценка, надбавка, маржа, разметкаRussian

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