Definitions for optimizeˈɒp təˌmaɪz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

op•ti•mizeˈɒp təˌmaɪz(v.)-mized, -miz•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to make as effective, perfect, or useful as possible.

  2. to make the best of.

  3. to write or rewrite (the instructions in a computer program) for maximum efficiency and speed in retrieval, storage, or execution.

    Category: Computers

  4. Math. to determine the maximum or minimum values of (a specified function that is subject to a set of constraints).

    Category: Math

  5. (v.i.)to be optimistic.

Origin of optimize:

1835–45

op′ti•miz`er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. optimize, optimise(verb)

    make optimal; get the most out of; use best

    "optimize your resources"

  2. optimize, optimise(verb)

    modify to achieve maximum efficiency in storage capacity or time or cost

    "optimize a computer program"

  3. optimize, optimise(verb)

    act as an optimist and take a sunny view of the world

Wiktionary

  1. optimize(Verb)

    To act optimistically or as an optimist.

  2. optimize(Verb)

    To make (something) optimal.

  3. optimize(Verb)

    To make (something) more efficient, such as a computer program.

  4. optimize(Verb)

    To become optimal.

Freebase

  1. Optimize

    Optimize magazine published its last issue in June 2007. Optimize's peer-based business leadership content for CIOs is now incorporated into the pages of InformationWeek. Optimize's was a magazine whose intended reader was a corporate officer; according to BPA International, seventy per cent of Optimize's readers were Chief Information Officers, Chief Technology Officers, or Vice Presidents of information systems, while the remaining thirty per cent were "technology-involved" corporate officers. Brian Gillooly is the founding and, as of 27 March 2004, current editor-in-chief of Optimize.

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