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max

 (măks) Slang
n.
The maximum: The car can seat five adults, but that's the max.
adj.
Maximal.
adv.
Maximally: We'll pay $250 max.
intr.v. maxed, max·ing, max·es
1. To reach one's limit, as of endurance or capability: The weightlifter maxed out at 180 kilograms.
2. To reach a point from which no additional growth, improvement, or benefit is possible: The salary for this position maxes at $65,000.

max

(mæks)
n
1. the most significant, highest, furthest, or greatest thing
2. to the max to the ultimate extent

max

(mæks)

n. Slang.
maximum.
Idioms:
to the max, to the greatest or furthest degree; totally.
[1850–55; by shortening]

max.

maximum.

MAX

Cinemax (a cable television channel).
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Translations

max

[mæks]
A. ABBR =maximummáx.
a couple of weeks, maxdos semanas como máximo
B. N to do sth to the maxhacer algo al máximo, hacer algo a tope

max

[ˈmæks] n
to do sth to the max (= to the full) → faire qch à fond

max

n abbr of maximummax.; to the max (inf, run up debts, fill up tank) → bis zum Maximum; enjoy life, livein vollen Zügen; to go to the max (in partying) → die Sau rauslassen (inf); stressed to the maxtotal gestresst (inf)
vt to max out something, to max something out (US inf) → etw ausschöpfen; to max out one’s credit cardseinen Kredit (auf der Kreditkarte) voll ausschöpfen
References in classic literature ?
That," said Max, "is what he said in my hearing, and you can judge for yourself.
The great and only Max is more stiff and standoffish than ever this year," said Huldah.
Max, unaware of her reason for choosing the longest way home, remonstrated by halting in the middle of the lane, wagging his tail rapidly, and uttering gruff barks.
Rather peevishly she bade Max be quiet, walked slowly to cool herself, and put up her sunshade to avert freckles.
There's no duplicate of it in the world," he said, "else it would have come to old Max M'Leod;" and he tucked it into the motor.
Indeed, in the wild school of caricature then current, Mr Max Beerbohm had represented him as a proposition in the fourth book of Euclid.
Max Bennett Thrasher I could not have succeeded in any satisfactory degree.
Now look here, my little Max, at this dear young lady on the bed.
and I am very sorry to trouble you," she concluded the statement of her case to Max Irwin, famous war correspondent and veteran journalist.
That afternoon, true to her promise to Max Irwin, she placed her typewritten copy into his hands.
Max and Fritz were at the door, listening with wonder to Mrs.
Max Beerbohm in a volume of parodies entitled "A Christmas Garland," where I found myself in very good company.