op

noun
\ˈäp \

Definition of op 

(Entry 1 of 3)

1 chiefly US : a set of planned actions for a particular purpose usually plural military ops [=operations]

2 : op art

3 British, informal : a medical operation — see also photo op

op

abbreviation (1)

Definition of op (Entry 2 of 3)

1 operation; operative; operator

2 opportunity

3 opus

OP

abbreviation (2)

Definition of OP (Entry 3 of 3)

1 observation post

2 out of print

Examples of op in a Sentence

Noun

I have my op tomorrow.

First Known Use of op

Noun

1964, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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op

noun

English Language Learners Definition of op

: a medical operation

: a set of planned actions for a particular purpose

Legal Definition of op. 

opinion

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