to make as effective, perfect, or useful as possible.
to make the best of.
Computers. to write or rewrite (the instructions in a program) so as to maximize efficiency and speed in retrieval, storage, or execution.
Mathematics. to determine the maximum or minimum values of (a specified function that is subject to certain constraints).
to be optimistic.
- Also especially British, op·ti·mise .
- maximize, optimize
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How to use optimize in a sentence
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In the presidential model, we use a stacking ensemble that takes a range of estimators and optimizes over them.The Forecast: The Methodology Behind Our 2020 Election Model | Daniel Malloy | September 10, 2020 | Ozy
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I optimize, automate, and outsource everything in life in order to be more effective.
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Musk notes that careful planning would be needed to optimize the route to avoid sharp bends.
Fadell says that the Nest can only optimize temperature control.
Meanwhile, you must minimize and modernize your current digs to optimize your existing quality of life.
They will share resources and use communication means to optimize their work.
Phonetic writing, the development of the effort to optimize writing, better imitated oral language.
Indeed, whether human beings hunt or present personal experiences to others, they attempt to optimize their efforts.
But the real challenge is to figure out ways to optimize the relation between what is possible and what is necessary.
They were developed by humans seeking to optimize their activity.
British Dictionary definitions for optimize
(tr) to take the full advantage of
(tr) to plan or carry out (an economic activity) with maximum efficiency
(intr) to be optimistic
(tr) to write or modify (a computer program) to achieve maximum efficiency in storage capacity, time, cost, etc
(tr) to find the best compromise among several often conflicting requirements, as in engineering design
- optimization or optimisation, noun
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