1. [ noun ] the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
Synonyms: border perimeter
Related terms: boundary bound
2. [ noun ] a permissible difference; allowing freedom to move within limits
Synonyms: allowance tolerance leeway
Related terms: discrepancy allow
3. [ noun ] (corporate finance) net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold
Synonyms: gross_profit_margin gross_profit
Related terms: net_income corporate_finance
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
6. [ noun ] a strip near the boundary of an object
Synonyms: edge

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

Related terms: strip wayside shoulder molding selvage border
Similar spelling:   marginal