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. Karen Ansel:

    They have all the essential amino acids you need for optimal health.

  3. National Intelligence James Clapper:

    We are looking at several options right now, none of which are optimal.

  4. Charles Scott:

    If you care mostly about optimal performance, you would nap after lunch.

  5. Peter Harbison:

    Without each of those ingredients, the growth is going to be much less than optimal.

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