- the edge or border of something；the blank border on each side of the print on a page
- provide with an edge or border；annotate or summarize (a text) in the margins
noun: margin, plural noun: margins
verb: margin, 3rd person present: margins, gerund or present participle: margining, past tense: margined, past participle: margined
- 1. the edge or border of something the eastern margin of the Indian Ocean they were forced to live on the margins of society 同義詞
- ▪ the blank border on each side of the print on a page the notations in the margin 同義詞
- ▪ a line ruled on paper to mark off a margin.
- 2. an amount by which a thing is won or falls short they won by a convincing 17-point margin 同義詞
- ▪ an amount of something included so as to be sure of success or safety there was no margin for error 同義詞
- ▪ the lower limit of possibility, success, etc. the lighting is considerably brighter than before but is still at the margins of acceptability
- ▪ a profit margin launching these new products helped increase margins and market share
- ▪ a sum deposited with a broker to cover the risk of loss on a transaction or account.
- 1. provide with an edge or border its leaves are margined with yellow
- ▪ archaic annotate or summarize (a text) in the margins these he deals forth as the notable Matters, margined for better Notice
- 2. deposit an amount of money with a broker as security for (an account or transaction) new contracts are margined with the winnings of previously held contracts