opt out

opted out; opting out; opts out

Definition of opt out

intransitive verb

: to choose not to participate in something often used with ofopted 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.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/opt%20out. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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out of the ordinary or unreasonable

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