opt out


verb

(intr, adverb often foll by of) to choose not to be involved (in) or part (of)

noun opt-out

the act of opting out, esp of local-authority administrationopt-outs by hospitals and schools

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Idioms and Phrases with opt out

opt out

Choose not to participate, as in Our school opted out of the state competition. [Slang; mid-1900s]

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