verb (used without object)
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Origin of opt
OTHER WORDS FROM optun·opt·ed, adjective
Definition for opt (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for opt
If you opt to do this, add them to the pot with the nectar and port.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
The only way to regain consumers’ trust is by helping them understand how and why their data is being used and providing clear and easy ways for them to opt-in or out.Privacy changes are ushering in a new era of adtech collaboration|Criteo|November 16, 2020|Digiday
Ring to offer opt-in end-to-end encryption for videos beginning later this year
These new features are double-opt in, meaning that both the family member and their loved one need to first establish a connection between their Alexa accounts through an invitation process.Amazon’s new ‘Care Hub’ lets Alexa owners keep tabs on aging family members|Sarah Perez|November 11, 2020|TechCrunch
The researchers concluded that health care workers shouldn’t wear cloth masks and opt instead for medical masks.Coronavirus cases are skyrocketing. Here’s what it will take to gain control|Tina Hesman Saey|November 11, 2020|Science News
Many of them do not have the choice of opting out of their planned futures as the breadwinners.Stepford Sororities: The Pressures of USC’s Greek Life|Maya Richard Craven|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead, Clohessy accuses Cardinal George and dozens of his clerical colleagues of opting to put their own reputations first.
Sadly, no one helps him, opting instead to scream and run—but can you blame them?Breakdancing Brad Pitt, Chainsaw Massacre Prank, and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But opting for immediate gratification and having the universe influence our agenda keep long-term goals outside our grasp.
While television ratings remain high (and Super Bowl ad rates are likely to set a new record), more boys are opting out.