- To optimize is to make something the best it can be.
When you tweak a report that you are writing to improve the content and format, this is an example of when you optimize the report.
optimize definition by Webster's New World
to make the most of; develop or realize to the utmost extent; obtain the most efficient or optimum use of
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- optimization noun
optimize definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb op·ti·mized, op·ti·miz·ing, op·ti·miz·es
- To make as perfect or effective as possible.
- Computer Science To increase the computing speed and efficiency of (a program), as by rewriting instructions.
- To make the most of.