Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The maximum.
  • adjective Maximal.
  • adverb Maximally.
  • intransitive verb To reach one's limit, as of endurance or capability.
  • intransitive verb To reach a point from which no additional growth, improvement, or benefit is possible.

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  • noun mathematics maximum function
  • adjective Maximum.
  • noun A maximum.
  • noun An extreme, a great extent.
  • verb to reach the limit, to reach the maximum.

Etymologies

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Abbreviation of maximum

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