- 1maximize something to increase something as much as possible to maximize efficiency/fitness/profits (computing) Maximize the window to full screen.
- 2maximize something to make the best use of something to maximize opportunities/resources opposite minimize
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NAmE//ˈmæksəˌmaɪz//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they maximize
he / she / it maximizes
past simple maximized
-ing form maximizing
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