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optimize

[ op-tuh-mahyz ]SEE DEFINITION OF optimize

Synonyms for optimize

  • advance
  • amend
  • better
  • correct
  • develop
  • enhance
  • help
  • hone
  • improve
  • increase
  • lift
  • progress
  • raise
  • reform
  • revamp
  • revise
  • rise
  • upgrade
  • ameliorate
  • augment
  • cultivate
  • edit
  • elevate
  • emend
  • polish
  • purify
  • rectify
  • recuperate
  • refine
  • sharpen
  • update
  • make strides
  • modify
  • perk up
  • pick up
  • set right
  • shape up
  • straighten out
  • take off
  • touch up
  • turn the corner
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Antonyms for optimize

  • weaken
  • worsen
  • decline
  • decrease
  • diminish
  • hurt
  • damage
  • harm
  • impair
  • injure
  • mar
  • withdraw
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OPTIMIZE

They were developed by humans seeking to optimize their activity.

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 will share resources and use communication means to optimize their work.

WORD ORIGIN

1844, "to act as an optimist," back-formation from optimist. Meaning "to make the most of" is first recorded 1857. Related: Optimized; optimizing.