HyperDic: opt

English > 1 sense of the word opt:
VERBcognitionopt, choose, preferselect as an alternative over another
opt > pronunciation
Soundsaa'pt
Rhymesadopt ... topped: 7 rhymes with aapt...
English > opt: 1 sense > verb 1, cognition
Meaningselect as an alternative over another.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example "She opted for the job on the East coast"
Synonymschoose, prefer
EntailscompareExamine and note the similarities or differences of
Narroweropt out, cop outchoose not to do something, as out of fear of failing
Spanishdecantar, elegir, escoger, optar, preferir, seleccionar, triar
Catalandecantar, elegir, optar, preferir, seleccionar, triar
Adjectivesoptativeindicating an option or wish
Nounsoptionthe act of choosing or selecting

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