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max·i·mum

maximum

 
 
pronunciation:
maek sih mm
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
inflections: maxima, maximums
definition: the largest possible amount or number.
A maximum of two people are allowed on the swing.
synonyms:
utmost
antonyms:
minimum
similar words:
most
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: being or having the largest amount or number possible.
What is the maximum weight this elevator can hold?
synonyms:
largest, utmost
antonyms:
minimum
similar words:
greatest, most
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The word maximum contains the following part:
maxi Latin root that means largest
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synonyms:
magn, magna, magni, mega, megal, megalo, -megaly, macro-
antonyms:
min, micro-