verb (used without object)
- opt in,
- opt out,
Origin of opt
Examples from the Web for opt-out
Would Social Security need an opt-out system for it to still be constitutional?Conservatives go to Court to Stop Free-Market Healthcare|Noah Kristula-Green|March 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He is strongly encouraging airports to opt-out of the TSA now.
But Mica also wisely created a provision that allowed airports to opt-out of the TSA and use private screeners instead.
She can act out the opt-out revolution and be as meaninglessly popular as that other stay-at-home mom, Laura Bush.
Word Origin for opt
1877, from French opter "to choose" (16c.), from Latin optare "choose, desire" (see option). To opt out is attested from 1922. Related: Opted; opting.