Definition of OPTION

something that is not necessary in itself but adds to the convenience or performance of the main piece of equipment <a slew of options that would add several thousand dollars to the base price of the car>
Synonyms accoutrement (or accouterment), adapter (also adaptor), add-on, adjunct, appendage, appliance, attachment, option
the power, right, or opportunity to choose <you will have the option to select one of several quite different health insurance plans>

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