opt opt  /ˈɑpt/

Definition(s):

  • (v) select as an alternative over another

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Usage(s):

  1. But even then, they wonder if that means to opt for the vaccines and face the potential perils of errant chemistry or to decline the vaccines and face the dangers of the bugs.
  2. A decades-old solution to housing low income Americans may find itself depleted as landlords choose to opt out of it.
  3. Campaign advisors for John Kerry and Wes Clark have said they may opt out if they raise enough.

News

  1. Travis Ishikawa exercises opt-out clause from Orioles

    First baseman Travis Ishikawa, a big league veteran who was having a strong season at Triple-A Norfolk, filed his written request to exercise the “opt-out” clause in his minor league contract on Sunday morning, according to his representation.        
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun

  2. Travis Ishikawa exercises his opt-out clause from the Orioles

    First baseman Travis Ishikawa, a big league veteran who was having a strong season at Triple-A Norfolk, has officially filed his written request to exercise the ¿opt-out¿ clause in his minor league contract, according to his representation.        
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun

  3. Travis Ishikawa Exercises Opt Out Clause

    Travis Ishikawa has filed a written request to exercise his opt-out clause and become a free agent, according to Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun (on Twitter). The Orioles have 48 hours to add Ishikawa to their 25-man Major League roster, or he will be granted his release from the organization. The Orioles could also trade Ishikawa during this 48-hour period, MLBTR has learned. As reported by ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: MLB Trade Rumors

Quotes

  1. "I think actually Senator Clinton's answer on this one is right," Obama said. "I think we should use the hammer of a potential opt-out as leverage to ensure that we actually get labour and environmental standards that are enforced."
    on Feb 27, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Swissinfo

  2. "I have said I would renegotiate NAFTA," said Clinton. "I will say to Mexico that we will opt out of NAFTA unless we renegotiate it."
    on Feb 26, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. General manager Brian Cashman said: "We always understood that it was his contractual right (to opt out). But we expressed our interest in keeping him and requested the opportunity to convey those feelings to him directly in an open, face-to-face...
    on Oct 29, 2007 By: Brian Cashman Source: BBC Sport

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