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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"
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For example, in a procedural markup scheme, a title might be tagged to specify page centering, a type size four points larger than body text, and bold style.
The normal markup for wine in fine restaurants is two and one-half times the wholesale price.
Briefly, the value of descriptive markup has gone unrecognized because authors and theorists believe the new document development systems--the supertypewriters--do not require any markup.
CrossWalk's capabilities and latest enhancements allow business managers to simulate actual or anticipated cost increases' impact on revenue and incorporate those anticipated cost increases when building their markup strategies using CrossWalk's Markup Matrix Simulator.
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.
XBRL--a specialized form of XML (extensible markup language)--is becoming more familiar to creators and users of electronic financial statements, but few people have actual hands-on experience with it.
When Vermont remodeler Gary Crowley decided to shift his pricing from a 15% markup on materials to a straight 50% markup on materials and labor eight years ago, he was afraid his closing rate would drop to nothing.
This flexibility comes from Oracle's ability to support a wide variety of mark-up languages such as Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Wireless Markup Language (WML) and VoxML, and protocols such as Wireless Application Protocol (WAP).
When a text is keyboarded, this information can be embedded in the text at the time of capture in the form of encoding or markup tags.
The general contractor should be allowed a markup on subcontractors' acceleration damages only if it tries and fails to prevent the damages.
The Profit-Maximizing Markup Formula with Linear Demand
Headers & Footers, Document Comparison, PDF Redaction, Bates Stamping, and Markup Summaries Are among the New 5.