What does opt-out mean?

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  1. opt-out(Noun)

    the act of opting out of something

  2. opt-out(Noun)

    a school or hospital that has withdrawn from local control

  3. opt-out(Adjective)

    Of a selection, the property of having to choose explicitly to avoid or forbid something; a decision having the default option being inclusion or permission; used particularly with regard to mailing lists and advertisement.


  1. Opt-out

    The term opt-out refers to several methods by which individuals can avoid receiving unsolicited product or service information. This ability is usually associated with direct marketing campaigns such as telemarketing, e-mail marketing, or direct mail. A list of those who have opted out is called a Robinson list. In the UK, the Mailing Preference Service composes the Robinson list.


  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. Amy Loper:

    The superintendent told me that we could opt out of the sex education class, but that’s not the point.

  2. Maggie Baker:

    At that point, when money has grown substantially, you may opt out of robo-investing and go find a real person.

  3. 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.

  4. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul:

    What's going to happen is it's going to harden people's resolve on this issue, i think what's going to happen is that state and localities are just going to opt out of the marriage business.

  5. Matthew McReynolds:

    No school district is a law unto itself, we are taking action to ensure that important laws such as parental opt-out rights continue to serve as checks and balances and do not become empty promises.

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