Synonyms of minimum


1. minimum, lower limit, extremum, peak, small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount

usage: the smallest possible quantity

2. minimum, limit

usage: the point on a curve where the tangent changes from negative on the left to positive on the right


1. minimal (vs. maximal), minimum (vs. maximum), borderline, marginal, negligible, nominal, token(prenominal), tokenish, stripped, stripped-down

usage: the least possible; "needed to enforce minimal standards"; "her grades were minimal"; "minimum wage"; "a minimal charge for the service"

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Definition and meaning of minimum (Dictionary)