option meaning

EN[ˈɒpʃən] [ˈɑpʃən]
  • Option may refer to:
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    Definition of option in English Dictionary

  • NounPLoptionsSUF-tion
    1. One of the choices which can be made.
      1. Luiz struggled with the movement of Helguson in the box, as he collected a long ball and the Spaniard barged him over, leaving referee Chris Foy little option but to point to the spot.
    2. The freedom or right to choose.
      1. (finance)(law) A contract giving the holder the right to buy or sell an asset at a set strike price; can apply to financial market transactions, or to ordinary transactions for tangible assets such as a residence or automobile.
        1. (graphical user interface) A button on a screen used to select an action (often "menu option").
        2. VerbSGoptionsPRoptioningPT, PPoptioned
          1. To purchase an option on something.
            1. The new novel was optioned by the film studio, but they'll probably never decide to make a movie from it.
        3. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • After the ill-advised trade, the investor was stuck with worthless options for 10,000 tons of iron pig.
            • Do you think we should shell out for the extra options package?
            • The nonstaged option allows the listener a novel-reader’s freedom of imagination and perhaps a deeper immersion in the colors of the score, probably mined deeply in the reading of James Levine .
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • In all this universe of possibilities, there is only one feasible option.
            • Also antiangiogenetic molecules may represent a valuable option.
            • Aesthetic and functional rehabilitation of a fractured complicated anterior crown using allogenous tooth fragment is a better alternative to other more conventional treatment options.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Morphemes
            • Suffixes
              • Words by suffix
                • Words suffixed with -tion
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
              • Verbs
              Related Links:
              1. fr option
              2. en optional
              3. en options
              4. fr options
              5. en optioned
              Source: Wiktionary
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              Meaning of option for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "option" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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              Definiteness: Level 8
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