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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. Maxim, maxim: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. Maxim, maxim: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. maxim: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. maxim: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. Maxim, maxim: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. maxim: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Maxim, maxim, maxim: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. maxim: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Maxim: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. maxim: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. maxim: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. maxim: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. maxim: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Maxim, maxim: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. Maxim, maxim: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. maxim: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. maxim: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Maxim (Australia), Maxim (India), Maxim (The Prodigy), Maxim (artist), Maxim (disambiguation), Maxim (given name), Maxim (literature), Maxim (magazine), Maxim (musician), Maxim (philosophy), Maxim (saying), Maxim: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Maxim: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. maxim: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. maxim: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. maxim: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. maxim: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. maxim: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. maxim: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. maxim: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. Maxim, maxim: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. Maxim: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. maxim: Silva Rhetoricae: The Forest of Rhetoric [home, info]
  2. maxim: Literary Criticism [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. maxim: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  3. MAXIM: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  4. Maxim (saying), maxim: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. maxim: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. MAXIM: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. maxim: Glosario de términos filosóficos (en inglés) [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. maxim-: Glossary of Roots of Botanical Names [home, info]
  2. maxim: FOLDOP - Free On Line Dictionary Of Philosophy [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. maxim: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (maxim)

noun:  a saying that widely accepted on its own merits
noun:  English inventor (born in the United States) who invented the Maxim gun that was used in World War I (1840-1916)
name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #10459)

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