opt out phrasal verb, verb definition, meaning - what is opt out phrasal verb, verb in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “opt out”

See all translations

opt out

phrasal verb with opt uk   /ɒpt/  us   /ɑːpt/ verb [I]
to choose not to be part of an activity or to stop being involved in it: Within any society, there will usually be people who decide to opt out (= choose not to live the way most people do). Employees can choose to opt out of the pension plan.
(Definition of opt out phrasal verb, verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of opt out?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “opt out”

Definitions of “opt out” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

decider

a final game or competition that allows one person or team to win, or the winning point scored

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Liz Walter,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More