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optimize

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Verb (intransitive), Verb (transitive)
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op=ti=mize

CIDE DICTIONARY

optimizev. t. 
  •  To make as useful, effective, or functional as possible; as, to optimize the speed of a computer program.  [WordNet 1.5]
  •  To get the most out of; to use to the best effect; to exploit fully; as, to optimize one's return on investment.  [WordNet 1.5]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

optimize, v. (also -ise)
1 tr. make the best or most effective use of (a situation, an opportunity, etc.).
2 intr. be an optimist.

Derivative
optimization n.
Etymology
L optimus best

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