Meaning of margin

Definition of margin

(noun) the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
an amount beyond the minimum necessary; "the margin of victory"
the amount of collateral a customer deposits with a broker when borrowing from the broker to buy securities
(finance) the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold
the blank space that surrounds the text on a page; "he jotted a note in the margin"
a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits

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