HyperDic: margin

English > 6 senses of the word margin:
NOUNshapemargin, border, perimeterthe boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
attributemarginan amount beyond the minimum necessary
possessionmargin, security depositthe amount of collateral a customer deposits with a broker when borrowing from the broker to buy securities
possessionmargin, gross profit, gross profit margin(finance) the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold
communicationmarginthe blank space that surrounds the text on a page
attributemargin, allowance, leeway, tolerancea permissible / permissible difference
margin > pronunciation
Soundsmaa'rjhahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > margin: 6 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningThe boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary.
Synonymsborder, perimeter
NarrowerlipEither the outer margin or the inner margin of the aperture of a gastropod's shell
Broaderboundary, edge, boundA line determining the limits of an area
Spanishborde, frontera, límite, margen, perímetro
Catalanfrontera, marge, perímetre
Adjectivesmarginalat or constituting / constituting a border or edge
English > margin: 6 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningAn amount beyond the minimum necessary.
Example"the margin of victory"
Narrowermargin of safety, safety margin, margin of errorThe margin required in order to insure safety
narrow margin, narrowness, slimnessA small margin
BroaderamountThe relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
English > margin: 6 senses > noun 3, possession
MeaningThe amount of collateral a customer deposits with a broker when borrowing from the broker to buy securities.
Synonymsecurity deposit
Broaderdown payment, depositA partial payment made at the time of purchase
Spanishmargen
Catalanmarge
English > margin: 6 senses > noun 4, possession
Meaning(finance) the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold.
Synonymsgross profit, gross profit margin
Categorycorporate financeThe financial activities of corporation
Broadernet income, net, net profit, lucre, profit, profits, earningsThe excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
Spanishmargen de beneficios, margen de ganancias
Catalanmarge de beneficis, marge de guanys
English > margin: 6 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningThe blank space that surrounds the text on a page.
Example"he jotted a note in the margin"
Part ofpageOne side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains
Broaderspace, blank space, placeA blank area
Spanishmargen
Catalanmarge
English > margin: 6 senses > noun 6, attribute
MeaningA permissible / permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits.
Synonymsallowance, leeway, tolerance
Broaderdiscrepancy, disagreement, divergence, varianceA difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions
Spanishmargen
Catalanmarge

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