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max

  1. (mathematics) maximum function

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EtymologyEdit

Abbreviation of maximum.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mæks/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æks

AdjectiveEdit

max (not comparable)

  1. maximum; maximal.

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NounEdit

max (countable and uncountable, plural maxes)

  1. (informal) Clipping of maximum.
  2. (informal) An extreme, a great extent.
    He pushed himself to the max.
  3. (archaic) A kind of gin.
    • 1861, The Old Roman Well (page 243)
      'I remember,' said the pale man, 'the fust night as the Dandy ever came to this crib; he sat at this very table, and drank max with Charley Chatfield. []

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max (third-person singular simple present maxes, present participle maxing, simple past and past participle maxed)

  1. (usually with out) to reach the limit, to reach the maximum.
    He maxed out his odds of dating Rebecca

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *maːᶜ (horse), from Middle Chinese (MC mˠaX). Cognate with Thai ม้า (máa), Northern Thai ᨾ᩶ᩣ, Lao ມ້າ (), ᦙᦱᧉ (maa2), Tai Nüa ᥛᥣᥳ (maa5), Shan မႃႉ (mâ̰a), Ahom 𑜉𑜠 (ma), 𑜉𑜡 (maa) or 𑜉𑜡𑜠 (maaa).

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NounEdit

max

  1. horse

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AdverbEdit

max

  1. (archaic) most
    • 1909-1910, Progreso – duesma yaro, page 40:
      Segun sa (sua) opiniono la max importanta neceso por I.L. esas la max granda perfekteso, e ne la amaso di adheranti, [...]
      According to his opionion the most important necessity for an I.L. is the perfection, and not the amount of adherents, [...]

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AbbreviationEdit

max

  1. (short form of massimo) max

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NounEdit

max m

  1. inflection of mal:
    1. oblique plural
    2. nominative singular

ZazakiEdit

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max f

  1. (Kuzarg) palm, palm tree

ZhuangEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *maːᶜ (horse), from Middle Chinese (MC mˠaX). Cognate with Thai ม้า (máa), Northern Thai ᨾ᩶ᩣ, Lao ມ້າ (), ᦙᦱᧉ (maa2), Tai Nüa ᥛᥣᥳ (maa5), Shan မႃႉ (mâ̰a), Ahom 𑜉𑜠 (ma), 𑜉𑜡 (maa) or 𑜉𑜡𑜠 (maaa).

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max (old orthography maч, Sawndip forms , , , 𮜃)

  1. horse