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opt

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verb \ˈäpt\

Simple Definition of opt

  • : to choose one thing instead of another

Full Definition of opt

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to make a choice; especially :  to decide in favor of something <opted for a tax increase — Tom Wicker>

Examples of opt

  1. <after that near catastrophe, they opted to reinstate the telephone service>



Origin of opt

French opter, from Latin optare


First Known Use: 1877

Rhymes with opt


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opt

abbreviation

Definition of opt

  1. 1 optical; optician; optics

  2. 2 option; optional




Medical Dictionary

opt

abbreviation

Medical Definition of opt

  1. optician






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