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Synonyms of margin

Noun


1. margin, border, perimeter, boundary, edge, bound

usage: the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary

2. margin, amount

usage: an amount beyond the minimum necessary; "the margin of victory"

3. margin, security deposit, down payment, deposit

usage: the amount of collateral a customer deposits with a broker when borrowing from the broker to buy securities

4. gross profit, gross profit margin, margin, net income, net, net profit, lucre, profit, profits, earnings

usage: (finance) the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold

5. margin, space, blank space, place

usage: the blank space that surrounds the text on a page; "he jotted a note in the margin"

6. allowance, leeway, margin, tolerance, discrepancy, disagreement, divergence, variance

usage: a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits

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