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  • v. Alternative spelling of optimize.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. Same as optimize.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See optimize.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. act as an optimist and take a sunny view of the world
  • v. make optimal; get the most out of; use best
  • v. modify to achieve maximum efficiency in storage capacity or time or cost


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  • The Liberal-National Party unveiled its long-awaited NBN plan earlier today, in which it would roll out a "second lane" backhaul network, subsidise wireless networks and "optimise" existing DSL networks.

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  • According to Telkom, this would "optimise" management levels and increase the competitiveness of its management, as well as saving the company money.

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  • The aim is to 'optimise' efficiency at bases like Bagram

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  • Coalition NBN to "optimise" and lease Telstra network

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  • The contract requires them to 'optimise' all added pages (towns) during the contract.


  • "User data currently kept by iTunes and other platforms is essential to content creators – not just to optimise marketing and distribution of their content, but to help shape what they produce next."

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  • Tata Motors chairman Ratan Tata has expressed the need to critically examine the company's association with Italian car maker Fiat to optimise the latter's potential.

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  • Media Center is big and, when people say 'hey, we could optimise more for clients' I think what they generally mean is 'Big Buttons'.

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  • I sometimes feel like a conductor dealing with different sectors of the group, managing the pairings and seating combinations to optimise effectiveness, facilitating in this section to bring it into time with the others, trying to slow down the over eager and encourage reflection, reformulation and checking in others.

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  • Even so, a little tweaking of its behaviour, looks and other features lets you optimise and personalise that desktop.

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