opt

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Verb[change]

Plain form
opt

Third-person singular
opts

Past tense
opted

Past participle
opted

Present participle
opting

  1. If you opt for something, you choose it instead of something else.
    With higher gas prices, more buyers are opting for smaller cars.
    I wanted to go with them, but opted instead to stay home.
  2. If you opt out of something, you choose not to do it.
    You will continue to receive the email unless you opt out.

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