Definition of Maximise

1. Verb. Make the most of. "He maximized his role"

Exact synonyms: Maximize
Generic synonyms: Exploit, Tap
Derivative terms: Maximum, Maximum, Maximum, Maximum



2. Verb. Make as big or large as possible. "Maximize your profits!"
Exact synonyms: Maximize
Generic synonyms: Increase
Derivative terms: Maximisation, Maximum, Maximum, Maximization, Maximum, Maximum
Antonyms: Minimise, Minimize

Definition of Maximise

1. Verb. (alternative spelling of maximize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Maximise

1. to maximize [v -MISED, -MISING, -MISES] - See also: maximize

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Literary usage of Maximise

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1. Agricultural Trade and Poverty: Making Policy Analysis Count edited by Jonathan Brooks (2003)
"Thus, production decisions are made by firms, which maximise profits subject to ... Consumers maximise their utility subject to a budget constraint ..."

2. Principles & Methods of Industrial Peace by Arthur Cecil Pigou (1905)
"The conditions which would maximise the efficiency of his children as well as of himself are probably higher still.2 But, except under a slave economy, ..."

3. Trade And Structural Adjustment: Embracing Globalisation by OECD Staff (2005)
"maximise the particular welfare and flow-on benefits which arise from the ... maximise opportunities for associated flows of foreign direct investment. 8. ..."

4. Proceedings of the Sixth Meeting of the Task Force on Shielding Aspects of by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2004)
"... not binding (option to destroy) 3 potential objective functions: > maximise Producer Welfare > maximise Consumer Welfare > maximise Regulatory ..."

5. Trade, Agriculture And Development: Policies Working Together by Oecd Global Forum on Agriculture (2006)
"... development assistance can be used in order to maximise the opportunities it creates but also to help to mitigate adverse impacts where they occur. ..."

6. Current Issues in Non-timber Forest Products Research: Proceedings of the by Manuel Ruiz PĂ©rez, J. E. M. Arnold (1996)
"Another way to describe this situation is that households maximise total utility by a mixture of money income and leisure. The "drudgery-averse peasant" ..."

7. The Changing Nature of Democracy by Takashi Inoguchi, Edward Newman, John Keane (1998)
"... system most likely to maximise earnings differentials, maximise earnings for the best organised, and maximise unemployment and insecurity for the rest. ..."

8. Economic Models of Tropical Deforestation: A Review by David Kaimowitz, Arild Angelsen (1998)
"Holden and Simanjuntak (1995) claim they maximise the present value of profits and attempt to avoid activities other than family farming. ..."

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