See also: oPt, OPt, and OPT

EnglishEdit

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From French opter, from Latin optare “to choose” or "to select"

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opt (third-person singular simple present opts, present participle opting, simple past and past participle opted)

  1. (intransitive) To choose; to select.
    He opted not to go.
    She opted for the salad rather than the steak.
    • 2011 September 2, Phil McNulty, “Bulgaria 0-3 England”, BBC:
      The Italian opted for Bolton's Cahill alongside captain John Terry - and his decision was rewarded with a goal after only 13 minutes. Bulgaria gave a hint of defensive frailties to come when they failed to clear Young's corner, and when Gareth Barry found Cahill in the box he applied the finish past Nikolay Mihaylov.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin octō, from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw.

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opt

  1. (cardinal) eight
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