› [C] a choice: That's an option you might like to consider. We don't have many options. [+ of + doing sth] You always have the option of not attending.
have no option (but to do sth) › to not have the possibility of doing something else: We didn't want to dismiss him, but we had no option.
keep/leave your options open › to wait and not make a decision or choice yet → See also soft option