Maximization



[mak-suh-mahyz] /ˈmæk səˌmaɪz/

verb (used with object), maximized, maximizing.
1.
to increase to the greatest possible amount or degree:
to look for ways of maximizing profit.
2.
to represent at the highest possible estimate; magnify:
He maximized his importance in the program, minimizing the contributions of the other participants.
3.
to make the greatest or fullest use of:
Maximize your time by planning ahead.
/ˈmæksɪˌmaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to make as high or great as possible; increase to a maximum
2.
(maths) to find the maximum of (a function)
n.

1802, noun of action from maximize.
v.

1802, formed in English from maximum + -ize; first attested in Bentham, who used it often. Related: Maximized; maximizing.

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