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Synonyms for margin
ˈmɑr dʒɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. margin, border, perimeter(noun)

    the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary

    leeway, edge, mete, circumference, perimeter, tolerance, gross profit margin, boundary line, border, gross profit, security deposit, moulding, borderline, molding, allowance, delimitation

  2. margin(noun)

    an amount beyond the minimum necessary

    "the margin of victory"

    perimeter, leeway, gross profit, security deposit, gross profit margin, allowance, border, tolerance

  3. margin, security deposit(noun)

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

    perimeter, leeway, gross profit, security deposit, gross profit margin, allowance, border, tolerance

  4. gross profit, gross profit margin, margin(noun)

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

    perimeter, leeway, gross profit, security deposit, gross profit margin, allowance, border, tolerance

  5. margin(noun)

    the blank space that surrounds the text on a page

    "he jotted a note in the margin"

    perimeter, leeway, gross profit, security deposit, gross profit margin, allowance, border, tolerance

  6. allowance, leeway, margin, tolerance(noun)

    a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits

    perimeter, leeway, allowance account, security deposit, permissiveness, gross profit margin, gross profit, valuation account, allowance, adjustment, border, tolerance, valuation reserve

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. margin

    Bank is a general term for the land along the edge of a water course; it may also denote a raised portion of the bed of a river, lake, or ocean; as, the Banks of Newfoundland. A beach is a strip or expanse of incoherent wave-worn sand, which is often pebbly or full of boulders; we speak of the beach of a lake or ocean; a beach is sometimes found in the bend of a river. Strand is a more poetic term for a wave-washed shore, especially as a place for landing or embarking; as, the keel grates on the strand. The whole line of a country or continent that borders the sea is a coast. Shore is any land, whether cliff, or sand, or marsh, bordering water. We do not speak of the coast of a river, nor of the banks of the ocean, tho there may be banks by or under the sea. Edge is the line where land and water meet; as, the water's edge. Brink is the place from which one may fall; as, the river's brink; the brink of a precipice; the brink of ruin.

    bank, beach, border, bound, brim, brink, coast, edge, marge, rim, shore, strand

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. margin

    edge, lip, boundary, latitude, room, loophole, brink, extremity

    figure, space, centre, limitation, restriction, stringency

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. margin(n.)

    border, edge, rim, brim, verge, brink, confine, limit, skirt

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. margin(n)

    confine, border, edge, limit, skirt, brink, rim, brim, verge

    Associated words:
    emarginate, emargination

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  1. Chief Executive Elmar Degenhart:

    Market growth in Europe and the USA helped us to compensate for slower growth in China, major recessions in Russia and Brazil, and the decline in industrial business, particularly in the raw materials sector, we aim to maintain our adjusted EBIT margin again at more than 10.5 percent.

  2. George Osborne:

    It wouldn't be right for me to try and anticipate those numbers, a lot can happen over the coming years, and these forecasts move around, so that's why I think you want a reasonably comfortable margin in delivering the surplus.

  3. Matt Kaufler:

    In terms of earnings growth, it will be more difficult to identify margin expansion stories than it was a couple of years ago, we’re now looking for companies that have some good or service where they can take the price up and not harm demand.

  4. Marco Santamaria:

    If they get it done, there will be US$2.5bn in liquidity going straight into PDVSA, at the margin that is a good thing, particularly for short-term securities. But I think this also tells you that the equity sale is not on the table.

  5. Michimasa Fujino:

    If development costs are low and you can get a higher price (for the product), the gross margin is going to be a lot better.

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    An antonym of "besotted"
    • A. sober
    • B. stringent
    • C. flush
    • D. affluent

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