HyperDic: minimum

English > 3 senses of the word minimum:
ADJECTIVEallminimum, minimalthe least possible
NOUNquantityminimum, lower limitthe smallest possible quantity
locationminimumthe point on a curve where the tangent changes from negative on the left to positive on the right
minimum > pronunciation
Soundsmih'nahmahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > minimum: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningThe least possible.
Example "minimum wage"
Synonymminimal
Narrowerborderline, marginalOf questionable or minimal quality
negligibleSo small as to be meaningless
nominal, token, tokenishinsignificantly small
stripped, stripped-downHaving only essential or minimal features
See alsomeager, meagre, meagerly, stingy, scrimpyDeficient in amount or quality or extent
Oppositemaximal, maximumThe greatest or most complete or best possible
Spanishminimalista, mínimo
Catalanmínim, minimalista
English > minimum: 3 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningThe smallest possible quantity.
Synonymlower limit
NarrowerskeletonSomething reduced to its minimal form
Broaderextremum, peakThe most extreme / extreme possible amount or value
small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
Oppositemaximum, upper limitThe largest possible quantity
Spanishmínimo
Catalanmínim
Verbsminimize, minimisemake small or insignificant
minimizecause to seem less serious
minimize, minimiserepresent as less significant or important
English > minimum: 3 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningThe point on a curve where the tangent changes from negative on the left to positive on the right.
BroaderlimitAs far as something can go
OppositemaximumThe point on a curve where the tangent changes from positive on the left to negative on the right
Spanishmínimo, minimum
Catalanmínim

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