What is Maximize?

Maximize definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used with object), maxA.iA.mized,
to increase to the greatest possible amount or degree: to look for ways of maximizing profit.
to represent at the highest possible estimate; magnify: He maximized his importance in the program, minimizing the contributions of the other participants.
to make the greatest or fullest use of: Maximize your time by planning ahead.