With no other option, Law tendered his resignation to Pope John Paul II and slinked off to Rome.
This leaves room for some acceleration of the pace of withdrawals, an option the White House is reported to be considering.
And now in a few areas solar systems are starting to come as a prebuilt feature—not an option.
One option for unresolved depression is electroconvulsive therapy (ECT).
If negotiations fail, “every option should be on the table,” she said.
The Government took an option on 750,000 hides then in the hands of the packers.
You should go, see Von Brent, and get a renewal of the option.
Possession of them made him feel that already he had obtained an option on six hours of complete happiness.
He has delayed us by every means in his power until the option has nearly expired.
A few months ago I renewed the option for three more years; each time I paid the owners a thousand dollars for the option.
c.1600, "action of choosing," from French option (Old French opcion), from Latin optionem (nominative optio) "choice, free choice, liberty to choose," from root of optare "to desire, choose," from PIE root *op- "to choose, prefer." Meaning "thing that may be chosen" is attested from 1885. Commercial transaction sense first recorded 1755 (the verb in this sense is from 1934). As a North American football play, it is recorded from 1954.