Business / Accounting / Gross Margin: The difference between the selling price of a product or service and the cost of that product or service often shown as a percentage. Eg. if a product sold for 100 and cost 60 to buy or manufacture, the gross margin would be 40%. Gross margin can also be expressed on a the total revenue and costs of producing that revenue as well as on an item by item basis.
Gross Adjective Synonyms: coarse, vulgar, crude, unsophisticated, uncultured, uncultivated, earthy, crass, indelicate, indecent, inappropriate, unseemly, improper, unrefined, bawdy, ribald, Rabelaisian, raw, rude, offensive, obscene, lewd, dirty, smutty, pornographic, filthy
Gross Verb Synonyms: total, aggregate, entire, pre-tax, (all-)inclusive, overall, whole
Gross Noun Synonyms: fat, obese, corpulent, overweight, big, large, bulky, great, heavy, ponderous, massive, cumbersome, unwieldy
Margin Noun Synonyms: edge, border, perimeter, periphery, rim, lip, side, brink, verge
Business / Finance / Margin Of Profit: Gross profit divided by net sales. Used to measure a firm's operating efficiency and pricing policies in order to determine how competitive the firm is within the industry. MORE
Business / Finance / Margin Department: The department in a brokerage firm that monitors customers' margin accounts, ensuring that all short sales, stock purchases, and other positions are covered by the margin account balance. MORE