opt


opt
opt [ɔpt US a:pt] v
[Date: 1800-1900; : French; Origin: opter, from [i]Latin optare 'to choose']
to choose one thing or do one thing instead of another
opt for
We finally opted for the wood finish.
opt to do sth
Many young people are opting to go on to college.
opt in phr v
to decide to join a group or system
opt in to
Employees have the choice to opt in to the scheme.
opt out phr v
1.) to avoid doing a duty
opt out of
You can't just opt out of all responsibility for the child!
2.) to decide not to be part of a group or system
opt out of
Britain wants to opt out of the new European regulations.
3.) if a school or hospital in Britain opts out, it decides to control the money that it is given by the government, instead of being controlled by local government

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • opt — OPT, (1) num. card., (2) opturi, s.n. 1. num. card. Numărul care în numărătoare are locul între şapte şi nouă. ♢ (Adjectival) Copilul are opt ani. ♢ (Substantivat) Mănâncă cât opt. (Cu valoare de num. ord.) Etajul opt. ♢ (Precedat de câte ,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Opt-in — Article connexe : Opt out. Opt In, terme marketing ou légal qualifiant une adresse courriel. Une adresse courriel Opt In active signifie que l utilisateur de cette adresse a eu préalablement un accord, de la part du propriétaire de l adresse …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Opt In — Article connexe : Opt out. Opt In, terme marketing ou légal qualifiant une adresse courriel. Une adresse courriel Opt In active signifie que l utilisateur de cette adresse a eu préalablement un accord, de la part du propriétaire de l adresse …   Wikipédia en Français

  • opt in — To choose to take part • • • Main Entry: ↑opt * * * ˌopt ˈin ˌopt ˈinto [intransitive] [present tense I/y …   Useful english dictionary

  • Opt — may refer to: /opt, a directory in the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard Opt out, in broadcasting, when a nation or region splits from the main national output Opt out, to avoid receiving unsolicited product or service information Opting out, a… …   Wikipedia

  • Opt in — (en français option d adhésion (à)[1]) est un terme marketing ou légal qualifiant une adresse courriel. Une adresse courriel Opt In active a fait l objet d un consentement préalable (case à cocher, défilement d un menu déroulant…) du propriétaire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • opt-in — UK US noun [C or U] ► the fact that you do not have, receive, or join in something unless you choose to, or something that you do not have or receive unless you choose it: »Users have to click to give the company permission to collect data about… …   Financial and business terms

  • opt — [ apt ] verb intransitive ** to make a choice or decision from a range of possibilities: opt for: After recent setbacks in the market, most people are now opting for low risk investments. opt to do something: married couples opting to file a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Opt — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …   Wikipédia en Français


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