Synonyms of margin
1 gapDictionary • They could end up with a 50-point winning margin.
gap • the gap between the poor and the well-off
majority • They approved the move by a majority of ninety-nine.
2 roomDictionary • There is very little margin for error in the way the money is collected.
room • There's a lot of room for you to express yourself.
space • The furniture proved impractical because it took up too much space.
scope • He believed in giving his staff scope for initiative.
play • There should be just enough play to allow the trunk to expand.
latitude • He would be given every latitude in forming a new government.
leeway • Schoolteachers rarely have leeway to teach the way they want.
3 edgeDictionary • These islands are on the margins of human habitation.
edge • She was standing at the water's edge.
side • Park at the side of the road.
limit • the city limits
border • pillowcases trimmed with a hand-crocheted border
boundary • Drug traffickers operate across national boundaries.
verge (British) • The car pulled over on to the verge off the road.
brink • Their economy is teetering on the brink of collapse.
rim • round the eastern rim of the Mediterranean
brim • The toilet was full to the brim with insects.
perimeter • They walked round the perimeter of the stadium.
periphery • Geographically, the UK is on the periphery of Europe.
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borderA border is a strip or band around the edge of something.
• pillowcases trimmed with a hand-crocheted border
• Drug traffickers operate across national boundaries.
• The toilet was full to the brim with insects.
Thesaurus for margin from the Collins English Thesaurus