Translation of optar in English:
verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb
- 1 (decidirse) optar
poralgo to choose sth, opt forsth optó por el premio en metálico he opted for o/or chose the cash prize optar por+ infinitivo/infinitiveto choose o/or opt to + infinitivo/infinitiveoptó por callarse she chose o/or opted to keep quiet
aalgo [a una plaza/un puesto] to apply forsth solo los licenciados en Medicina pueden optar a esta plaza only medical graduates may apply for o/or are eligible for this post, this post is only open to graduates in medicine un atleta que puede optar a una medalla an athlete with a chance of winning a medal
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