Definition of "option" []

  • The act of choosing; choice. See Synonyms at choice. (noun)
  • The power or freedom to choose. (noun)
  • The exclusive right, usually obtained for a fee, to buy or sell something within a specified time at a set price. (noun)
  • The privilege of demanding fulfillment of a contract at a specified time. (noun)
  • A stock option. (noun)
  • The act or an instance of choosing or deciding (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The power or liberty to choose (noun)
  • An exclusive opportunity, usually for a limited period, to buy something at a future date (noun)
  • The right to buy (call option) or sell (put option) a fixed quantity of a commodity, security, foreign exchange, etc, at a fixed price at a specified date in the future (noun)
  • Something chosen; choice (noun)
  • To obtain or grant an option on (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "option" in a sentence
  • "If (option: = SubStr (A_LoopField,1,1)) % option%: = SubStr (A_LoopField,2)"
  • "The $option argument in the preceding code specifies the option you want to set, while the"
  • "You can set those options when you initially connect to the database using the connect and factory methods or you can set them (one option at a time), using the setOption method which has the following prototype: bool | MDB2_Error setOption (string $option, mixed $value)"