Definition of 'option'
- the right to buy or sell property at an agreed price; the right is purchased and if it is not exercised by a stated date the money is forfeited
- one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen; "what option did I have?"; "there no other alternative"; "my only choice is to refuse"
Synonyms: alternative choice
- the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"
Synonyms: choice selection pick