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option meaning

EN[ˈɒpʃən] [ˈɑpʃən]
WOption
  • Option may refer to:
FR option

    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
            • The government has no other option than to rein in public spending.
            • We will take no options off the table to achieve that goal.
            • If you raise, you're probably going to force players with second pair or a gut shot to fold, so your best option is to call.
          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. fr options
              4. en 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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