What does opt out mean?

Definitions for opt out

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. opt out, cop out(verb)

    choose not to do something, as out of fear of failing

    "She copped out when she was supposed to get into the hang glider"

Wiktionary

  1. opt out(Verb)

    To choose not to participate in something

  2. Origin: From opt + out.

Editors Contribution

  1. opt out

    To choose the opposite choice on a ballot or question that asks you to opt in.

    Some referendum or ballot papers give you a choice to opt in or opt out.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of opt out in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of opt out in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Law Professor Frank Askin:

    I don't think you can do it in this country because I do n’t think the First Amendment would permit it, people have a right to opt out of elections. It's not happening.

  2. Bart Staes:

    Countries opposed to GMOs are given the carrot of being able to opt-out of these authorisations, but the scheme approved today fails to give them a legally-watertight basis for doing so. This is a false solution.

  3. Merryl Tisch:

    Those who call for 'opting out' really want New York to 'opt out' of information that can help parents and teachers understand how well students are doing, we cannot go back to ignoring the needs of our children. It's time to stop making noise to protect the adults and start speaking up for the students.

  4. Chief Executive Tom Enders:

    Pooling our requirements should be done intelligently and not in a highly politicized, nationally fragmented way, this is something I will look for to be employed on this (surveillance drone) project. I would not be shy to opt out of projects if I get the impression that this would be?.?.?.?a recipe for disaster.

  5. Christopher Chang:

    We explain exactly why we are gathering information, how they might benefit from this, and we try to create a habit loop : What is in it for me ? What can I do about it ? What do I get out of it ? you either trust or you do n’t trust your employer. And if you do n’t trust your employer and you believe that such data will be used against you, you simply opt out. You do n’t have to participate.

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