See also: OPT, oPt, OPt, and opt.

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɒpt/
  • (file)
    Rhymes: -ɒpt

VerbEdit

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

  1. (intransitive) To choose; select.
    He opted not to go.
    She opted for the salad rather than the steak.
    • 2011 September 2, Phil McNulty, “Bulgaria 0-3 England”, in BBC[1]:
      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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Old NorseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ufta, *uftō.

AdverbEdit

opt (comparative optarr, superlative optast)

  1. often

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: oft
  • Faroese: ofta
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: ofte
  • Norwegian Bokmål: ofte
  • Swedish: ofta
  • Danish: ofte

ReferencesEdit

  • opt in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

RomanianEdit

Romanian numbers (edit)
80
 ←  7 8 9  → 
    Cardinal: opt
    Ordinal: optulea
    Multiplier: octuplu
    Fractional: optime

EtymologyEdit

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

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opt

  1. eight

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