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1. A raise in the price of an item for sale.
2. An amount added to a cost price in calculating a selling price, especially an amount that takes into account overhead and profit.
3. A session of a US congressional committee at which a legislative bill is put into final form.
a. The collection of detailed stylistic instructions written on a manuscript that is to be typeset.
b. Computers The collection of tags that describe the specifications of an electronic document, as for formatting.



1. an increase in the price of an item.
a. the amount added to the cost of goods to fix a selling price.
b. the difference between cost and selling price, usu. stated as a percentage.
3. the putting of a legislative bill into final form.
4. a set of instructions on a manuscript or tags in an electronic document to determine styles of type, makeup of pages, and the like.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.markup - the amount added to the cost to determine the asking pricemarkup - the amount added to the cost to determine the asking price
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)
2.markup - detailed stylistic instructions for typesetting something that is to be printedmarkup - 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)
instruction, direction - a message describing how something is to be done; "he gave directions faster than she could follow them"
References in periodicals archive ?
Lahore -- The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday called for a cut of three per cent in the markup rate in the wake of sharp decrease in inflation.
In it, consumers' reactions are compared to being taken advantage of in a sales transaction to how car buyers feel when they're victims of a rate markup.
The administration should send up the [FTA] bills right after that non-markup, and we would move right to the floor in July after our formal markup," Brady said.
The highest mark-up was on milk, he said, which retailed at an average of 85c a litre while the farmer got just 27c, a markup of 214%.
A transaction fee is not the same as the markup on a bond, so the cost of these markups remains unseen by the client.
Rack Price--the price that distributor--wholesalers charge their customers, plus the cost they incur for transporting the oil from New York Harbor to their storage facilities and from their storage facilities to the customers, as well as the distributor-wholesalers' markup.
The report concludes that African-American borrowers consistently paid higher "finance markup charges" than white customers when they financed their cars at dealerships through AHFC.
Metamarkup, which provides the ability to control the definition and interpretation of markup tags, and to extend the vocabulary of derivative markup languages.
Standards Committee T1 Technical Subcommittee T1M1 -- sponsored by the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) -- completed the initial stages of standards formulation for tML (telecommunications Markup Language).
These formats include PDF, tagged image format (TIF), standard generalized markup language (SGML), hypertext markup language (HTML), and extensible markup language (XML).
The article on "Markup Languages," explains what a markup language is and how it impacts work on the Web.
will very likely incorporate VoiceXML into its Speech Interface Framework; for copyright reasons the standard will be known as the W3C Dialog markup language.