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Definition of "max" []

  • The maximum: The car can seat five adults, but that's the max. (noun)
  • Maximal. (adjective)
  • Maximally: We'll pay $250 max. (adverb)
  • To reach one's limit, as of endurance or capability: The weightlifter maxed out at 180 kilograms. (verb-intransitive)
  • To reach a point from which no additional growth, improvement, or benefit is possible: The salary for this position maxes at $45,000. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "max" in a sentence
  • "$max is the max number of thumbs you want to be shown, by default this is set to 4 and in DESC order (from new to old)"
  • "Yes | No | Report from naten wrote 3 days 21 hours ago my max is about 35 and i would never would take that kind of shot unless i was aboslutely positive i would make a good shot and the only problem i see with that is that by the time your arrow gets there the deer could hav e heard your bow and started to split"
  • "For my studies at University I would need around 10min max on the internet to download all my lecture notes/tutorial homework/readings."