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noun \ˈmaks\

Simple Definition of max

  • : the largest amount possible

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of max

  1. 1 :  maximum 1

  2. 2 :  maximum 2

max

adjective

to the max

  1. :  to the greatest extent possible

Examples of max in a sentence

  1. The boat can hold a max of 20 people.

  2. <at the max there will be 25 people at the party>



1851

First Known Use of max

1851


Medical Dictionary

max

abbreviation

Medical Definition of max

  1. maximum





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