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1opt

verb \ˈäpt\

: to choose one thing instead of another

Full Definition of OPT

intransitive verb
:  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

2opt

abbreviation

Definition of OPT

1
optical; optician; optics
2
option; optional

Other Business Terms

amortize, caveat emptor, clearinghouse, divest, due diligence, emolument, green-collar, marque, overhead, perquisite
Medical Dictionary

opt

abbreviation

Medical Definition of OPT

optician

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July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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