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Synonyms for maximum
ˈmæk sə məm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. maximum, upper limit(noun)

    the largest possible quantity

    Synonyms:
    upper limit, uttermost, level best, utmost

    Antonyms:
    minimum, lower limit, token(a), tokenish, negligible, stripped, stripped-down, nominal, marginal, minimal, borderline

  2. utmost, uttermost, maximum, level best(noun)

    the greatest possible degree

    "he tried his utmost"

    Synonyms:
    upper limit, uttermost, level best, utmost

    Antonyms:
    minimum, lower limit, negligible, minimal, stripped, tokenish, token(a), borderline, stripped-down, nominal, marginal

  3. maximum(adj)

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

    Synonyms:
    upper limit, uttermost, level best, utmost

    Antonyms:
    minimum, lower limit, tokenish, minimal, stripped, stripped-down, token(a), nominal, negligible, borderline, marginal

  4. maximal, maximum(adj)

    the greatest or most complete or best possible

    "maximal expansion"; "maximum pressure"

    Synonyms:
    maximal

    Antonyms:
    minimum, lower limit, tokenish, token(a), stripped-down, negligible, minimal, marginal, stripped, borderline, nominal

Wiktionary

  1. maximum(noun)

    Synonyms:
    max

    Antonyms:
    minimum

  2. maximum(noun)

    To the highest degree.

    Use the proper dose for the maximum effect.

    Synonyms:
    max

    Antonyms:
    minimum

  3. maximum(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    max

    Antonyms:
    minimum

  4. maximum(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    max

    Antonyms:
    minimum

  5. maximum(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    max

    Antonyms:
    minimum

  6. maximum(noun)

    A 147 break; the highest possible break.

    Synonyms:
    max

    Antonyms:
    minimum

  7. maximum(noun)

    A score of 180 with three darts.

    Synonyms:
    max

    Antonyms:
    minimum

  8. maximum(noun)

    A scoring shot for 6 runs.

    Synonyms:
    max

    Antonyms:
    minimum

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. maximum

    Synonyms:
    ultimatum, climax, zenith, apex, completion, utmost, consummation, culmination, acme

    Antonyms:
    initiative, commencement, indication, incompletion, abortion, decrease, wane, minimum, morsel, fragment

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How to use maximum in a sentence?

  1. Doug Collins:

    Attorney General Barr is following his word in publicly releasing the special counsel's report to the maximum extent permitted by law and department policy, (Nadler) stands alone in setting arbitrary deadlines for that release and in calling the attorney general to break the law by releasing the report without redactions.

  2. Hilton Kramer:

    The more minimal the art, the more maximum the explanation.

  3. David Roth:

    Alberto has maximum sustained winds of 65 miles per hour (105 km per hour) which is about 10 miles (16 km) shy of being a hurricane. This is definitely a dangerous storm.

  4. Agriculture Minister Antonio Walker:

    Very difficult days are coming, we are expecting very high maximum temperatures, also very strong winds. And we have not previously seen the levels of intentionality we are seeing now.

  5. Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson:

    The tragic death of this innocent baby is an example of the devastation gun violence can wreak on our communities, these defendants showed utter disregard for human life, and we will be asking that each of them receives the maximum sentence.


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