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Definition of 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.
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Option Translations

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