Examples of maximize in a sentence
I rearranged the furniture to maximize the space in my small apartment.
This program will teach you how to maximize your strengths while minimizing your weaknesses.
First Known Use of maximize
MAXIMIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of maximize for English Language Learners
: to increase (something) as much as possible : to increase (something) to a maximum
: to use (something) in a way that will get the best result
computers : to make (a program's window) very large : to make (a program's window) fill the screen of a computer
MAXIMIZE Defined for Kids
Definition of maximize for Students
1 : to increase (something) as much as possible <maximize profits>
2 : to make the most of <I want to maximize this opportunity.>
3 : to increase the size of (a program's window) to fill a computer screen
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