# maximize-v; 1 Senses

### Sense Number 1: Make as large or great as possible, either in absolute terms or relative to others in a set.

__Examples:__

Maximize your profits!

He sought to maximize his role in the meeting.

Changes in the company will maximize shareholder value.

The army will maximize the number of combat ready soldiers in the

coming year.

__Mappings:__

VerbNet: NP

FrameNet: NP

PropBank: maximize.01

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2