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Synonyms for optimal
ˈɒp tə məlop·ti·mal

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  1. optimaladjective

    ideal, best

  2. optimaladjective

    The best, most favourable or desirable, especially under some restriction

    Finding the optimal balance between features and price is a common problem.

    best, ideal

Princeton's WordNet

  1. optimum, optimaladjective

    most desirable possible under a restriction expressed or implied

    "an optimum return on capital"; "optimal concentration of a drug"



PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "optimal":

    optimum, best, ideal, optima, optimized, maximum, optimize

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  1. Greg Schmidt:

    My father had been assigned the problem of navigating to the Moon and, as he told it to me, it was a very difficult problem, they didn't have a mathematical solution to it. It involved taking a number of different sources of information and combining them in an optimal way to get the best estimate of where your spacecraft is at any time, how fast you're going and other variables, too.

  2. National Intelligence James Clapper:

    We are looking at several options right now, none of which are optimal.

  3. Roshan Bastani:

    Those less likely to receive optimal care tend to be poor, ethnic minority and the elderly, the consequence of this is that these groups are deprived the opportunity to benefit from scientific advances in care and are at increased risk for poorer outcomes.

  4. Bruce Aylward:

    We're going into a high season for transmission of respiratory illnesses and hence our concern that we have all possible capacities optimized to be able to manage that, and part of this is going to be managing flu and managing, ensuring optimal flu vaccination.

  5. David Katz:

    What they define as an' optimal' diet is not quite optimal ; it's just a whole lot better than' typical,'.

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