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Definition of Option

Option

  1. The power of choosing; the right of choice or election; an alternative.
  2. The exercise of the power of choice; choice.
  3. A wishing; a wish.
  4. A right formerly belonging to an archbishop to select any one dignity or benefice in the gift of a suffragan bishop consecrated or confirmed by him, for bestowal by himself when next vacant; -- annulled by Parliament in 1845.
  5. A stipulated privilege, given to a party in a time contract, of demanding its fulfillment on any day within a specified limit.

Option Quotations

Privacy is not an option, and it shouldn't be the price we accept for just getting on the Internet.
Gary Kovacs

Failure is not an option. Everyone has to succeed.
Arnold Schwarzenegger

Modern technology has become a total phenomenon for civilization, the defining force of a new social order in which efficiency is no longer an option but a necessity imposed on all human activity.
Jacques Ellul

When it comes to partnership, some humans can make their lives alone - it's possible. But creatively, it's more like painting: you can't just use the same colours in every painting. It's just not an option. You can't take the same photograph every time and live with art forms with no differences.
Ben Harper

There are times, like after a long day of work, when the thought of an easy drive-through is enticing. But then I remember how crappy I felt when I ate fast food in the past, and it inspires me to head to the grocery store or my local farmer's market and whip up an easy but healthier option.
Alison Sweeney
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Option Translations

option in Afrikaans is keuse
option in Dutch is alternatief, keuze, keus
option in Italian is alternative, opzione
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