# Definitions for maximumˈmæk sə məmmax·i·mum

### Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:4.0 / 5 votes

1. maximum, upper limitnoun

the largest possible quantity

2. utmost, uttermost, maximum, level bestnoun

the greatest possible degree

"he tried his utmost"

the point on a curve where the tangent changes from positive on the left to negative on the right

the greatest or most complete or best possible

"maximal expansion"; "maximum pressure"

### WiktionaryRate this definition:2.5 / 2 votes

1. maximumnoun

The highest limit.

2. maximumnoun

The greatest value of a set or other mathematical structure, especially the global maximum or a local maximum of a function.

3. maximumnoun

An upper bound of a set which is also an element of that set.

4. maximumnoun

The largest value of a batch or sample or the upper bound of a probability distribution.

5. maximumnoun

A 147 break; the highest possible break.

6. maximumnoun

A score of 180 with three darts.

7. maximumnoun

A scoring shot for 6 runs.

To the highest degree.

Use the proper dose for the maximum effect.

9. Etymology: French from maximum.

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1. maximum

In mathematical analysis, the maxima and minima (the respective plurals of maximum and minimum) of a function, known collectively as extrema (the plural of extremum), are the largest and smallest value of the function, either within a given range (the local or relative extrema), or on the entire domain (the global or absolute extrema). Pierre de Fermat was one of the first mathematicians to propose a general technique, adequality, for finding the maxima and minima of functions. As defined in set theory, the maximum and minimum of a set are the greatest and least elements in the set, respectively. Unbounded infinite sets, such as the set of real numbers, have no minimum or maximum.

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1. maximum

Maximum refers to the highest amount, value, degree or extent that something can reach or be achieved. It can also refer to the greatest, most intense or most extreme instance of a particular condition or quality.

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1. Maximumnoun

the greatest quantity or value attainable in a given case; or, the greatest value attained by a quantity which first increases and then begins to decrease; the highest point or degree; -- opposed to minimum

greatest in quantity or highest in degree attainable or attained; as, a maximum consumption of fuel; maximum pressure; maximum heat

3. Etymology: [L., neut. from maximus the greatest. See Maxim.]

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1. Maximum

Maximum is MAX's debut studio album released under Avex Trax. The album consists entirely of Japanese language covers of Eurobeat songs. The album sold more than 1.2 million copies becoming the group's most successful release. It spent 4 non-consecutive weeks at #1. It is also the 15th best selling album of 1997.

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1. Maximum

maks′i-mum, adj. the greatest.—n. the greatest number, quantity, or degree: the highest point reached: (math.) the value of a variable when it ceases to increase and begins to decrease:—pl. Max′ima:—opp. to Minimum.—adj. Max′imal, of the highest or maximum value.—adv. Max′imally.—v.t. Max′imise, to raise to the highest degree. [L., superl. of magnus, great.]

### British National Corpus

1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

Rank popularity for the word 'maximum' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2894

2. Written Corpus Frequency

Rank popularity for the word 'maximum' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3577

3. Nouns Frequency

Rank popularity for the word 'maximum' in Nouns Frequency: #2120

Rank popularity for the word 'maximum' in Adjectives Frequency: #394

### Numerology

1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of maximum in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of maximum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

### Examples of maximum in a Sentence

1. Love is not maximum emotion. Love is maximum commitment.

2. New York governor believes America is great and that her full greatness will be fully realized when every man, woman, and child has full equality. America has not yet reached its maximum potential, when the President speaks about making America great again - going back in time - he ignores the pain so many endured and that we suffered from slavery, discrimination, segregation, sexism and marginalized women's contributions. New York governor believes that when everyone is fully included and everyone is contributing to their maximum potential, that is when America will achieve maximum greatness.

3. We wanted a maximum sentence, we asked for a maximum sentence that we considered should be 50 years for murder.

4. Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.

5. (The IOC) has come out and specifically said that we should make the maximum use of existing facilities, and that, so far as I am concerned, overrides the 8km philosophy which we had as part of the bid, We have suggested to the organizing committee that for the preliminaries for basketball, just as for football, they may care to look at cities like Osaka that might have large venues.

### Popularity rank by frequency of use

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## Translations for maximum

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• أقصى
• màxim
• maximum
• uchafswm
• maximal, Maximum
• maksimumo
• máximo
• ماکسیمم, بیشینه
• maksimiarvo, maksimi, arvo, suurin
• maximum, maximal
• մաքսիմում
• maksimum
• massimo
• 最大, 極大
• ಗರಿಷ್ಠ
• maximum
• maksimum
• maksimum
• maksymalny
• máximo
• maximum
• максимальный, максимум
• அதிகபட்ச
• గరిష్ఠం, గరిష్ఠ
• maksimum
• מאַקסימום

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