Origin of opt
OTHER WORDS FROM optun·opt·ed, adjective
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For the sake of ease, you may opt to toast the spices in the same pot the drink will be made in.This cocktail can keep you warm around the fire pit — and you can make it there, too|M. Carrie Allan|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Because of covid precautions, most of us are in single tents, save for the two married couples among us and two women who opt to share.On mountain bikes in the Utah desert, a college reunion like no other|John Briley|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
For events canceled because of the pandemic, over 80% of Live Nation’s customers opted to hold on to their tickets instead of getting a refund.
They forced overtime with a field goal as time expired in regulation but missed a field goal in overtime when Coach Kliff Kingsbury opted to kick on second down.Kyler Murray runs out of miracles as Seahawks hang on to take over first place in NFC West|Mark Maske|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Daly acknowledged on the NHL’s podcast that the league could opt to open the season using one schedule model and then transition to another later.The NHL, facing more questions than answers, is still targeting a January start|Samantha Pell|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Instead, it appears that the Obama administration has opted to punish North Korea financially.U.S. Spies Say They Tracked ‘Sony Hackers’ For Years|Shane Harris|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The studio seemed to be satisfied with the results—although still opted to censor the death sequence in many foreign territories.Exclusive: Sony Emails Say State Department Blessed Kim Jong-Un Assassination in ‘The Interview’|William Boot|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, the Netherlands and Spain opted for the "unedited" version.Sony Emails Show How the Studio Plans to Censor Kim Jong Un Assassination Comedy ‘The Interview’|William Boot|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the absence of typical classrooms and curriculums, West Africans have opted for alternate methods of learning and education.
When Democratic incumbent Rep. Jim Matheson opted not to run again, Love won by several thousand votes in the 2014 midterms.
These associations consist of a president, chairman, military representative, and co-opted members.
This last restriction does not apply to the sixteen co-opted members.The Annual Register 1914|Anonymous
The computers I love are being co-opted, used to spy on us, control us, snitch on us.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
He was co-opted at Cambridge in 1642 as (apparently) a gentleman pensioner or commoner.Minor Poets of the Caroline Period, Vol III|John Cleveland
Like the Council electors, the chairman and the six co-opted aldermen are subject only to the condition of having the County vote.Social Transformations of the Victorian Age|T. H. S. (Thomas Hay Sweet) Escott