What does optimal mean?

Definitions for optimalˈɒp tə məl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. optimum, optimal(adj)

    most desirable possible under a restriction expressed or implied

    "an optimum return on capital"; "optimal concentration of a drug"


  1. optimal(a.)

    Best possible; most desirable; optimum; as, the optimal concentration of a drug.


  1. optimal(Adjective)

    The best, most favourable or desirable, especially under some restriction

    Finding the optimal balance between features and price is a common problem.

  2. Origin: From the optimum suffixed with -al.


  1. Optimal

    Optimal Inc. is the leading social media advertising and analytics platform.Optimal helps brands and advertisers manage social advertising campaigns in real-time with its media acquisition and optimization platform (Optimal), and proprietary audience analytics suite (Audience Matrix, Keyword Explorer, Keyword Expander). Optimal's analytics suite generates actionable insights as to who to target, and the Optimal ad platform manages these campaigns automatically and efficiently. Optimal provides both full service and self-service options to accommodate the varying needs of different organizations. As a member of Facebook's Preferred Marketing Developer (PMD) program, Optimal enhances the overall social media research, buying, and optimization process.The company is based in San Francisco, with satellite offices in Palo Alto, New York City, and Chicago. For more information, please visit http://www.optimalsocial.com.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of optimal in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of optimal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. James Price Salsman:

    In an optimal world, I would not be necessary.

  2. Soto Sanchez:

    To buy them, the customer has to bring in a large quantity of cash under conditions that are not always optimal.

  3. Daniel Freifeld:

    Although it is less than optimal to use Citgo to carry the debt of PDVSA, this makes us very comfortable that Venezuela will fully meet its debt payments this year.

  4. Tarun Kataria:

    It's massively sub-optimal for the issuer since the bankers are not sufficiently incentivised to get the best possible price execution from global investors, in addition, it reduces the banks' bargaining power in private-sector deals.

  5. Tyson Perez:

    We make sure her neurological system is optimal— optimal nutrition, lots of love, good sleep, lots of sunlight, and all of the things that our great-grandparents used to use, and the benefit to that is when you have a strong immune system, you can fight off anything that’s out there.

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