Max meaning

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The maximum.

The car can seat five adults, but that's the max.

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(usually with out) To reach the limit, to reach the maximum.

He maxed out his credit cards to get his business started.

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Maximal.
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Maximally.

We'll pay $250 max.

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To reach a point from which no additional growth, improvement, or benefit is possible.

The salary for this position maxes at $65,000.

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A male given name.
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To reach one's limit, as of endurance or capability.

The weightlifter maxed out at 180 kilograms.

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Maximum.
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To reach the maximum, or limit.

Classroom capacity maxes out at 30

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To cause to reach the maximum or limit.

A company that maxed out its line of credit.

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To exhaust or use up (a resource, capacity, etc.)
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Maximum.
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(person, proper) A masculine name: fem. Maxine.
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An extreme, a great extent.

He pushed himself to the max.

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Denotes maximum dimensions of a vessel that can travel through the given canal.

Panama Canal → Panamax.

Suez Canal → Suezmax.

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to the max
  • to the greatest possible degree
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of max

  • Borrowed from the German diminutive of Maximilian in the 19th century, later also used as a nickname for Maxwell.

    From Wiktionary

  • Abbreviation of maximum

    From Wiktionary