margin has definitions from the fields of finance,business,stock exchange
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[ noun ] the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary

Synonyms

border perimeter

Used in print

(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)

In_addition , it is small enough to get_into crevices , jacket and crown margins , malposed anteriors , and the back_teeth .

(Bonnie Prudden, "The Dancer and the Gymnast"...)

Even if gymnastics are not the ultimate goal , the good tumbler will be a better dancer , a better athlete , and a human_being with a greater margin of safety in any activity .

(J. H. Hexter, "Thomas More: On the Margins...)

Utopia is still widely read because in_a_sense More stood on the margin of modernity .

And if he did stand on the margins of modernity , it was not in dying a martyr for such unity as Papal supremacy might be able to force on Western Christendom .

More stands on the margins of modernity for one reason alone - because he wrote Utopia .

Related terms

boundary bound

2
[ noun ] a permissible difference; allowing freedom to move within limits

Used in print

(The New York Times,...)

So he picked_up a stroke with the provisional ball and won the tournament by the margin of that stroke .

Related terms

discrepancy allow

3
[ noun ] (corporate finance) net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold
4
[ noun ] (stock exchange,business) the amount of collateral a customer deposits with a broker when borrowing from the broker to buy securities

Synonyms

security_deposit

Related terms

down_payment

5
[ noun ] the blank space that surrounds the text on a page

Related terms

space page

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[ noun ] a strip near the boundary of an object

Synonyms

edge

Examples

"he jotted a note on the margin of the page"

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