verb phrase 1
to reach a point at which no more improvement, profit, or benefit can occur; level off:
In her last job she maxed out at $25,000 a year.
to reach the limit of one's capacity, endurance, etc.:
The sales department has maxed out and needs more personnel to call on new clients.
to the max,
to the greatest or furthest degree; totally:
That book is disgusting to the max.
a male given name, form of
the most significant, highest, furthest, or greatest thing
to the max
to the ultimate extent
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