(noun, adjective)


1. the greatest or most complete or best possible

- maximal expansion

- maximum pressure

Similar word(s): sublime, supreme, maximal

Sentences with maximum as an adjective:

- Use the proper dose for the maximum effect.


1. the largest possible quantity

Definition categories: quantity, extremum, peak

2. the greatest possible degree

Similar word(s): utmost, uttermost

Definition categories: attribute, bound, boundary, limit

3. the point on a curve where the tangent changes from positive on the left to negative on the right

Definition categories: location, limit