Antonyms of adj marginal

4 senses of marginal

Sense 1
fringy, marginal -- (at or constituting a border or edge; "the marginal strip of beach")

INDIRECT (VIA peripheral) -> central -- (in or near a center or constituting a center; the inner area; "a central position")

Sense 2
borderline, marginal -- (of questionable or minimal quality; "borderline grades"; "marginal writing ability")

INDIRECT (VIA minimal, minimum) -> maximal, maximum -- (the greatest or most complete or best possible; "maximal expansion"; "maximum pressure")
INDIRECT (VIA minimal, minimum) -> maximal, maximum -- (the greatest or most complete or best possible; "maximal expansion"; "maximum pressure")

Sense 3
bare (prenominal), marginal -- (just barely adequate or within a lower limit; "a bare majority"; "a marginal victory")

INDIRECT (VIA narrow) -> wide -- (great in degree; "won by a wide margin")

Sense 4
marginal -- (producing at a rate that barely covers production costs; "marginal industries")

INDIRECT (VIA unprofitable) -> profitable -- (yielding material gain or profit; "profitable speculation on the stock market")

Similarity of adj marginal

4 senses of marginal

Sense 1
fringy, marginal -- (at or constituting a border or edge; "the marginal strip of beach")
       => peripheral (vs. central) -- (on or near an edge or constituting an outer boundary; the outer area; "Russia's peripheral provinces"; "peripheral suburbs")

Sense 2
borderline, marginal -- (of questionable or minimal quality; "borderline grades"; "marginal writing ability")
       => minimal (vs. maximal), minimum (vs. maximum) -- (the least possible; "needed to enforce minimal standards"; "her grades were minimal"; "minimum wage"; "a minimal charge for the service")

Sense 3
bare (prenominal), marginal -- (just barely adequate or within a lower limit; "a bare majority"; "a marginal victory")
       => narrow (vs. wide) -- (very limited in degree; "won by a narrow margin"; "a narrow escape")

Sense 4
marginal -- (producing at a rate that barely covers production costs; "marginal industries")
       => unprofitable (vs. profitable) -- (producing little or no profit or gain; "deposits abandoned by mining companies as unprofitable")

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