Define: Gross Margin

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Definition: Gross Margin


Quick Summary of Gross Margin


Sales minus cost of sales before deducting administration and selling expenses (another name for gross profit). Usually applied when discussing a particular line of activity.



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Synonyms For Gross Margin


gross profit, gross profit margin, trade margin, contribution margin, gross income


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Gross Margin are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.