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 Dictionary entry overview: What does opt mean? 

OPT (verb)
  The verb OPT has 1 sense:

1. select as an alternative; choose instead; prefer as an alternative

  Familiarity information: OPT used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

OPT (verb)

Sense 1opt [BACK TO TOP]


Select as an alternative; choose instead; prefer as an alternative

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting


opt; choose; prefer

Context examples:

I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant / She opted for the job on the East coast

"Opt" entails doing...:

compare (examine and note the similarities or differences of)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "opt"):

cop out; opt out (choose not to do something, as out of fear of failing)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

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