profit margin


Definition of profit margin

  1. :  the difference between the cost of buying or making something and the price at which it is sold The company has one of the highest/lowest profit margins in the industry.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a valuable return :  gain

    :  the excess of returns over expenditure in a transaction or series of transactions

    :  the excess of the selling price of goods over their cost

  1. :  to be of service or advantage :  avail

    :  to derive benefit :  gain

    :  to make a profit

  1. :  the part of a page or sheet outside the main body of printed or written matter

    :  the outside limit and adjoining surface of something :  edge

    :  a spare amount or measure or degree allowed or given for contingencies or special situations

  1. :  to provide with an edging or border

    :  to form a margin to :  border

    :  to add margin to

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