What does optimize mean?

Definitions for optimize
ˈɒp təˌmaɪzop·ti·mize

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. optimize, optimiseverb

    make optimal; get the most out of; use best

    "optimize your resources"

  2. optimize, optimiseverb

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

    "optimize a computer program"

  3. optimize, optimiseverb

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


  1. optimizeverb

    To act optimistically or as an optimist.

  2. optimizeverb

    To make (something) optimal.

  3. optimizeverb

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

  4. optimizeverb

    To become optimal.


  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.

Editors Contribution

  1. optimize

    makes it better

    Submitted by anonymous on June 18, 2020  
  2. optimize

    To create change to ensure optimum efficiency.

    It is wise to optimize our finances and our working lives to ensure we achieve our goals easily and efficiently.

    Submitted by MaryC on September 7, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of optimize in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of optimize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of optimize in a Sentence

  1. Marc Fratepietro:

    In some markets issuers can optimize either price, size or tenor. In this market issuers can get all three, there's not a lot of upside to waiting.

  2. Marc Fratepietro:

    Market conditions are exceptionally favorable for issuers, in some markets issuers can optimize either price, size or tenor. In this market issuers can get all three.

  3. Go Cubes co-creator Geoffrey Woo:

    We were always figuring out how to be better versions of ourselves, to improve our mental performance we wanted to optimize our schedules, how we’d approach people, how we’d talk to girls, how we’d take classes. When it came to coffee, we thought we could hack it, re-engineer it and make it better.

  4. Mitul Gandhi:

    The search engines are no longer kidding around when it comes to mobile optimization, google has released AMP Pages, their tool to allow web designers to quickly optimize their pages for mobile devices, and Apple is building their entire algorithm based on the actions of mobile users, based on their massive mobile phone market share.

  5. Ana Maria Gazmuri:

    We are working with around 20 local governments, looking at a large plantation to optimize resources.

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