Cinemax: a cable television channel.
noun (informal)
the most significant, highest, furthest, or greatest thing
to the max, to the ultimate extent

“to reach the maximum level,” by 1986, colloquial, from maximize or related words. Related: Maxed; maxing.


At the most; at the highest limit: I do three cars a week, max (1970s+)


To win; do the very best (1950s+ College students)

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to the max

[fr maximum ”the highest possible grade,” found by 1851]


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