Definition of maximize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    maximize

     verb
    verb
    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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  1. 1maximize something to increase something as much as possible to maximize efficiency/fitness/profits (computing) Maximize the window to full screen.
  2. 2maximize something to make the best use of something to maximize opportunities/resources opposite minimize
 maximization
 
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NAmE//ˌmæksəməˈzeɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable]
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