maxed out


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max out

1. To reach or cause to reach a limit or threshold after which no further achievement, potential, progress, etc. is possible. I made the terrible mistake of maxing out my credit cards to get the business up and running. I'm good at crossword puzzles but that one is where I max out.
2. slang Relax; chill. I'm not busy, just maxing out. Want to come over and chill?
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maxed out

 
1. Sl. exhausted; tired. lam just maxed out. I haven't been getting enough sleep. I had to stop work because I was too maxed out.
2. Sl. intoxicated. Sam was maxed out and seemed happy enough to sit under the table and whimper. I hadn't seen Barlowe so maxed out in years. He was nearly paralyzed.
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maxed out

1. mod. exhausted; tired. I am just maxed out. I haven’t been getting enough sleep.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. I hadn’t seen Marlowe so maxed out in years. He was nearly paralyzed.
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I think I maxed out at maybe store cost for a board
Murray reinserted Fiset in the net Monday, two days after Fiset had a shaky outing against Detroit, for the same reason he wouldn't divorce his wife Ruth if she maxed out a credit card or disown any of his three children if they brought home failing grades.