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margin

 
Noun margin has 6 senses
  1. margin, border, perimeter - the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
    --1 is a kind of boundary, edge, bound
  2. allowance, leeway, margin, tolerance - a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
    --2 is a kind of discrepancy, disagreement, divergence, variance
  3. margin, security deposit - the amount of collateral a customer deposits with a broker when borrowing from the broker to buy securities
    --3 is a kind of down payment, deposit
  4. gross profit, gross profit margin, margin - (finance) the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold
    --4 is a kind of net income, net, net profit, lucre, profit, profits, earnings
  5. margin - the blank space that surrounds the text on a page
    --5 is a kind of
    space, blank space, place
    --5 is a part of page
  6. edge, margin - a strip near the boundary of an object; "he jotted a note on the margin of the page"
    --6 is a kind of strip, slip
    --6 has particulars:
     border; molding, moulding, border; selvage, selvedge; shoulder, berm; wayside, roadside
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