Origin of marginate; from Classical Latin marginatus, past participle of marginare
transitive verbmar·gin·at·ed, mar·gin·at·ing, mar·gin·ates
- To provide with or be a margin to; border.
- To add margin to (a stock portfolio).
adjectivemarginate also mar·gin·at·ed
(comparative more marginate, superlative most marginate)
(third-person singular simple present marginates, present participle marginating, simple past and past participle marginated)
- To provide with margins.
Latin marginatus, past participle of marginare (“to margin").