margent


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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]

margent


Past participle: margented
Gerund: margenting

Imperative
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Present
I margent
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Preterite
I margented
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he/she/it margented
we margented
you margented
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Present Continuous
I am margenting
you are margenting
he/she/it is margenting
we are margenting
you are margenting
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Present Perfect
I have margented
you have margented
he/she/it has margented
we have margented
you have margented
they have margented
Past Continuous
I was margenting
you were margenting
he/she/it was margenting
we were margenting
you were margenting
they were margenting
Past Perfect
I had margented
you had margented
he/she/it had margented
we had margented
you had margented
they had margented
Future
I will margent
you will margent
he/she/it will margent
we will margent
you will margent
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Future Perfect
I will have margented
you will have margented
he/she/it will have margented
we will have margented
you will have margented
they will have margented
Future Continuous
I will be margenting
you will be margenting
he/she/it will be margenting
we will be margenting
you will be margenting
they will be margenting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been margenting
you have been margenting
he/she/it has been margenting
we have been margenting
you have been margenting
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been margenting
you will have been margenting
he/she/it will have been margenting
we will have been margenting
you will have been margenting
they will have been margenting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been margenting
you had been margenting
he/she/it had been margenting
we had been margenting
you had been margenting
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Conditional
I would margent
you would margent
he/she/it would margent
we would margent
you would margent
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Past Conditional
I would have margented
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Say, Father Thames, for thou hast seen Full many a sprightly race Disporting on thy margent green The paths of pleasure trace.
Chamock is to margent the rules given in by the Commissioners of the Navy concerning the victualling.
And what obscured in this fair volume lies Find written in the margent of his eyes.