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1. minimum

adjective. ['ˈmɪnəməm'] the least possible.

Synonyms

  • marginal
  • tokenish
  • minimal
  • stripped-down
  • negligible
  • stripped
  • token
  • nominal

Antonyms

  • maximum
  • central
  • wide
  • profitable

Etymology

  • minimus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Minimum

  • chrysanthemum
  • dammam
  • maximum
  • optimum
  • summum

How do you spell minimum? Is it minimium ?

A common misspelling of minimum is minimium

Example sentences of the word minimum


1. Noun, singular or mass
Write in simple print and keep your words at a minimum so the banner is easier to read.

2. Adjective
The minimum number of pushups ranges between seven and 19, based on age.

Quotes containing the word minimum


1. The Japanese have a wonderful sense of design and a refinement in their art. They try to produce beautiful paintings with the minimum number of strokes.
- David Rockefeller

2. Families are messy. Immortal families are eternally messy. Sometimes the best we can do is to remind each other that we're related for better or for worse...and try to keep the maiming and killing to a minimum.
- Rick Riordan, The Sea of Monsters

3. Man is the only creature that consumes without producing. He does not give milk, he does not lay eggs, he is too weak to pull the plough, he cannot run fast enough to catch rabbits. Yet he is lord of all the animals. He sets them to work, he gives back to them the bare minimum that will prevent them from starving, and the rest he keeps for himself.
- George Orwell, Animal Farm

2. minimum

noun. ['ˈmɪnəməm'] the smallest possible quantity.

Synonyms

  • peak
  • extremum
  • small indefinite quantity
  • small indefinite amount
  • skeleton

Antonyms

  • full
  • clothed
  • informal
  • unspecified

Etymology

  • minimus (Latin)

3. minimum

noun. ['ˈmɪnəməm'] the point on a curve where the tangent changes from negative on the left to positive on the right.

Antonyms

  • valuable

Etymology

  • minimus (Latin)
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