maximise

verb
1. make the most of
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He maximized his role

Syn: ↑maximize
Derivationally related forms: ↑maximum, ↑maximum (for: ↑maximize)
Hypernyms: ↑exploit, ↑tap
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

2. make as big or large as possible
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Maximize your profits!

Syn: ↑maximize
Ant: ↑minimise, ↑minimize (for: ↑maximize)
Derivationally related forms: ↑maximisation, ↑maximum, ↑maximization (for: ↑maximize), ↑maximum (for: ↑maximize)
Hypernyms: ↑increase
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • maximise — (v.) British English spelling of MAXIMIZE (Cf. maximize). For suffix, see IZE (Cf. ize). Related: Maximised; maximising …   Etymology dictionary

  • maximise — (Brit.) v. increase to the greatest amount or degree, magnify as much as possible; make the most of; make best use of something; (Computers) enlarge a window to the maximum size in a graphical user interface (also maximize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • maximise — / mæksɪmaɪz/, maximize verb to make something as large as possible ● Our aim is to maximise profits. ● The cooperation of the workforce will be needed if we are to maximise production. ● He is paid on results, and so has to work flat out to… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • maximise — / mæksɪmaɪz/, maximize verb to make as large as possible ● Our aim is to maximie sprofits. ● The cooperation of the workforce will be needed if we are to maximise production. ● He is paid on results, and so has to work flat out to maximise his… …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • maximise — British variant of maximize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • maximise — max|i|mise [ mæksı,maız ] a British spelling of maximize …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • maximise — UK [ˈmæksɪmaɪz] / US [ˈmæksɪˌmaɪz] maximize …   English dictionary

  • maximise — /ˈmæksəmaɪz / (say maksuhmuyz) verb (t) (maximised, maximising) to increase to the greatest possible amount or degree. Also, maximize. {Latin maximus greatest + ise1} –maximisation /mæksəmaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (say maksuhmuy zayshuhn), noun –maximiser, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • imise — maximise minimise optimise …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • maximised — maximise (Brit.) v. increase to the greatest amount or degree, magnify as much as possible; make the most of; make best use of something; (Computers) enlarge a window to the maximum size in a graphical user interface (also maximize) …   English contemporary dictionary

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