Opt meaning

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To make a choice or decision.

Opted for early retirement; opted not to go.

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Optical.
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Optical.
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To make a choice.
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Optician.
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Optics.
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Opt is defined as to make a decision or choice.

An example of to opt is to choose to purchase a new car instead of an old one.

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(linguistics) Abbreviation of Old Portuguese.
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opt out (of)
  • To choose not to participate (in).
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

opt out (of)

Origin of opt

  • French opter from Old French from Latin optāre

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition