noun Date: 1916 1. an amount added to the cost price to determine the selling price; broadly profit 2. a United States Congressional committee session at which a bill is put into final form before it is reported out

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  • markup — also mark up, mark up, amount added by a retailer to cover overhead and provide profit, 1899; see MARK (Cf. mark) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • markup — A mailpiece that is undeliverable as originally addressed. It must be endorsed to show the next address for attempted delivery or other disposition, such as return to sender. (Also see Computerized Forwarding System II and undeliverable as… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • markup — ☆ markup [märk′up΄ ] n. 1. a marking for sale at an increased price 2. the amount of increase in price 3. the amount added to the cost to cover overhead and profit in arriving at the selling price 4. a) the putting of a legislative bill into… …   English World dictionary

  • Markup — Eine Auszeichnungssprache (engl. Markup Language, Abk. ML) dient zur Beschreibung der Daten und teilweise des Verfahrens, das zur Bearbeitung dieser Daten nötig ist. Ursprünglich dienten die Auszeichnungen im Text als Anweisungen für die Setzer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Markup — For the markup used by Wikipedia (and the MediaWiki engine which the site runs on), see Wiki markup. There is more than one usage of the word markup. For generic discussions of markup in various contexts, see: Markup language, a notation used to… …   Wikipedia

  • markup — /mahrk up /, n. 1. Com. a. the amount added by a seller to the cost of a commodity to cover expenses and profit in fixing the selling price. b. the difference between the cost price and the selling price, computed as a percentage of either the… …   Universalium

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  • markup — mark|up noun 1. ) count the amount of money that someone who sells goods adds to the price of the goods in order to make a profit: a fixed markup of 20 percent 2. ) uncount COMPUTING instructions added to documents that tell a computer how to… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • markup — noun /ˈmɑː(ɹ)k.ʌp/ a) The notation that is used to indicate how text should be displayed. You can display the icon on any site you offer your software for download using the following markup: b) The percentage or amount by which a seller hikes up …   Wiktionary

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