opt out

verb
opted out; opting out; opts out

Definition of opt out

intransitive verb

: to choose not to participate in something often used with of opted out of the project

First Known Use of opt out

1951, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of opt out was in 1951

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“Opt out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/opt%20out. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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