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mar·gin

 (mär′jĭn)
n.
1. An edge and the area immediately adjacent to it; a border. See Synonyms at border.
2. The blank space bordering the written or printed area on a page.
3. A limit in a condition or process, beyond or below which something is no longer possible or acceptable: the margin of reality; has crossed the margin of civilized behavior.
4. An amount allowed beyond what is needed: a small margin of safety. See Synonyms at room.
5. A measure, quantity, or degree of difference: a margin of 500 votes.
6. Economics
a. The minimum return that an enterprise may earn and still pay for itself.
b. The difference between the cost and the selling price of securities or commodities.
c. The difference between the market value of collateral and the face value of a loan.
7. An amount in money, or represented by securities, deposited by a customer with a broker as a provision against loss on transactions made on account.
8. Botany The border of a leaf.
tr.v. mar·gined, mar·gin·ing, mar·gins
1. To provide with a margin.
2. To be a margin to; border.
3. To inscribe or enter in the margin of a page.
4. Economics
a. To add margin to: margin up a brokerage account.
b. To deposit margin for: margin a transaction.
c. To buy or hold (securities) by depositing or adding to a margin.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin margō, margin-; see merg- in Indo-European roots.]

mar′gined adj.

margin

(ˈmɑːdʒɪn) or archaic

margent

n
1. an edge or rim, and the area immediately adjacent to it; border
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the blank space surrounding the text on a page
3. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a vertical line on a page, esp one on the left-hand side, delineating this space
4. an additional amount or one beyond the minimum necessary: a margin of error.
5. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) chiefly Austral a payment made in addition to a basic wage, esp for special skill or responsibility
6. a bound or limit
7. the amount by which one thing differs from another: a large margin separated the parties.
8. (Commerce) commerce the profit on a transaction
9. (Economics) economics the minimum return below which an enterprise becomes unprofitable
10. (Banking & Finance) finance
a. collateral deposited by a client with a broker as security
b. the excess of the value of a loan's collateral over the value of the loan
vb (tr)
11. to provide with a margin; border
12. (Banking & Finance) finance to deposit a margin upon
[C14: from Latin margō border; related to march2, mark1]

mar•gin

(ˈmɑr dʒɪn)

n.
1. the space around the printed or written matter on a page.
2. a border; edge.
3. an amount allowed or available beyond what is necessary: margin for error.
4. a limit beyond or below which something ceases to exist or to be desirable or possible: the margin of endurance.
5. an amount or degree of difference: to win by a margin of three votes.
6.
a. security, usu. a percentage of a transaction, that a client deposits with a broker as a provision against loss.
b. the amount representing the client's investment or equity in such an account.
7. the difference between the amount of a loan and the market value of the collateral pledged as security for it.
8. the difference between the cost of merchandise and the net sales.
9. the point at which the return from economic activity barely covers the cost of production and below which production is unprofitable.
v.t.
10. to provide with a margin or border.
11. to enter in the margin, as of a book.
12.
a. to deposit a margin upon: to margin an account.
b. to purchase (securities) on margin.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin margin- (s. of margō) border]

margin

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

margin


Past participle: margined
Gerund: margining

Imperative
margin
margin
Present
I margin
you margin
he/she/it margins
we margin
you margin
they margin
Preterite
I margined
you margined
he/she/it margined
we margined
you margined
they margined
Present Continuous
I am margining
you are margining
he/she/it is margining
we are margining
you are margining
they are margining
Present Perfect
I have margined
you have margined
he/she/it has margined
we have margined
you have margined
they have margined
Past Continuous
I was margining
you were margining
he/she/it was margining
we were margining
you were margining
they were margining
Past Perfect
I had margined
you had margined
he/she/it had margined
we had margined
you had margined
they had margined
Future
I will margin
you will margin
he/she/it will margin
we will margin
you will margin
they will margin
Future Perfect
I will have margined
you will have margined
he/she/it will have margined
we will have margined
you will have margined
they will have margined
Future Continuous
I will be margining
you will be margining
he/she/it will be margining
we will be margining
you will be margining
they will be margining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been margining
you have been margining
he/she/it has been margining
we have been margining
you have been margining
they have been margining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been margining
you will have been margining
he/she/it will have been margining
we will have been margining
you will have been margining
they will have been margining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been margining
you had been margining
he/she/it had been margining
we had been margining
you had been margining
they had been margining
Conditional
I would margin
you would margin
he/she/it would margin
we would margin
you would margin
they would margin
Past Conditional
I would have margined
you would have margined
he/she/it would have margined
we would have margined
you would have margined
they would have margined
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.margin - the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundarymargin - the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
lip - either the outer margin or the inner margin of the aperture of a gastropod's shell
bound, boundary, edge - a line determining the limits of an area
2.margin - an amount beyond the minimum necessary; "the margin of victory"
amount - the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion; "an adequate amount of food for four people"
margin of error, margin of safety, safety margin - the margin required in order to insure safety; "in engineering the margin of safety is the strength of the material minus the anticipated stress"
narrow margin, slimness, narrowness - a small margin; "the president was not humbled by his narrow margin of victory"; "the landslide he had in the electoral college obscured the narrowness of a victory based on just 43% of the popular vote"
3.margin - the amount of collateral a customer deposits with a broker when borrowing from the broker to buy securitiesmargin - the amount of collateral a customer deposits with a broker when borrowing from the broker to buy securities
down payment, deposit - a partial payment made at the time of purchase; the balance to be paid later
4.margin - (finance) the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold
corporate finance - the financial activities of corporation
net income, net profit, profit, profits, earnings, lucre, net - the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
5.margin - the blank space that surrounds the text on a pagemargin - the blank space that surrounds the text on a page; "he jotted a note in the margin"
page - one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains
blank space, space, place - a blank area; "write your name in the space provided"
6.margin - a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
discrepancy, disagreement, divergence, variance - a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions; "a growing divergence of opinion"

margin

noun
1. gap, amount, difference, majority They could end up with a 50-point winning margin.
2. room, space, surplus, allowance, scope, play, compass, latitude, leeway, extra room, elbowroom There is very little margin for error in the way the money is collected.
3. edge, side, limit, border, bound, boundary, confine, verge, brink, rim, brim, perimeter, periphery These islands are on the margins of human habitation.

margin

noun
1. A fairly narrow line or space forming a boundary:
Chiefly Military: perimeter.
2. Suitable opportunity to accept or allow something:
verb
To put or form a border on:
Translations
حافَّهمَجال، هامِش، مَساحَههَامِشٌهامِش
okrajrezervakraj
margenmarginudkant
reuna
višak
hibahatármargó
brún, jaîarskekkjumörk, frávikspássía
へり
가장자리
nežymusparaštė
lappuses malamalarezerverobeža
rob
marginal
ขอบ
sự chênh lệch

margin

[ˈmɑːdʒɪn] N
1. (on page) → margen m
to write sth in the marginescribir algo al margen
2. (fig) → margen m
margin of errormargen m de error
margin of safetymargen m de seguridad
to win by a wide/narrow marginvencer por un amplio/estrecho margen
they live on the margin(s) of societyviven al margen or marginados de la sociedad
3. (Comm) (also profit margin, margin of profit) → margen m de beneficios

margin

[ˈmɑːrdʒɪn] n
[page] → marge f
Write notes in the margin → Écrivez vos notes dans la marge.
(between totals, scores)marge f
by a small margin [lose, fail] → de peu
to win by a small margin → gagner par une faible marge, gagner avec un faible écart
They won by the small margin of five seats → Ils gagnèrent par une faible marge de cinq sièges., Ils gagnèrent avec un faible écart de cinq sièges.
to vote by a narrow margin to do sth → voter pour faire qch par une faible marge
(= allowance) a safety margin → une marge de sécurité
a margin for error → une marge d'erreur
(= edge) → lisière f
We came to the margin of the wood → Nous sommes arrivés à la lisière du bois.
on the margins of society → en marge de la société
the political margins → la marge de la vie politique

margin

n
(on page) → Rand m; a note (written) in the margineine Randbemerkung, eine Bemerkung am Rand
(= extra amount)Spielraum m; margin of errorFehlerspielraum m; to allow for a margin of erroretwaige Fehler mit einkalkulieren; he left a safety margin of one hoursicherheitshalber kalkulierte er einen Spielraum von einer Stunde ein; by a narrow marginknapp; it’s within the safety margindas ist noch sicher
(Comm: also profit margin) → Gewinnspanne f, → Verdienstspanne f
(liter, = edge) → Rand m, → Saum m (liter); the grassy margin of the lakedas grüne Seeufer

margin

:
margin release
nRandlöser m
margin stop
nRandsteller m

margin

[ˈmɑːdʒɪn] n (gen) (fig) → margine m
to win by a wide/narrow margin → vincere con largo margine/di stretta misura

margin

(ˈmaːdʒin) noun
1. the blank edge round a page of writing or print. Please write your comments in the margin.
2. an edge or border. the margin of the lake.
3. something extra, beyond what should be needed. Leave a wide margin for error!
ˈmarginal adjective
small and almost non-existent or unimportant. a marginal improvement.

margin

هَامِشٌ okraj margen Rand περιθώριο margen reuna marge višak margine へり 가장자리 marge kant margines margem перевес (фин. маржа) marginal ขอบ sınır sự chênh lệch 差数

mar·gin

n. margen, borde.

margin

n margen m
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