Choosing to end one's own life for moral, ethical or legal reasons. A person faced with certain death after a horrible accident, crippling debts, impending imprisonment to name a few. Essentially suicide using one's own moral compass instead of desperation or depression as the typical vector of suicide cases.
Having been indicted on over a dozen felonies, Mr. Swartz exercised what power he had over the course of his own life and chose to 'opt out'.
by mikebellman January 23, 2013
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Two words used in a text message to a girl or guy to inform them you are no longer interested. Upon receiving the key words opt out, the receiver must halt all further communications and the relationship is considered over.
by lvelasquez May 11, 2012
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1. Choosing not to have sexual intercourse due to lack of protection, instead partaking in other sexual activities. Usually a male choosing not to have vaginal intercourse with a female, sometimes opting to ejaculate on the face of the female.
Guy: I had sex with this chick last night and didn't wear a condom, I think she might be pregnant.
Friend: I told you to always opt out! You really gotta opt out next time.
by Slikk January 23, 2006
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to kill yourself

(i.e. to opt out of life)
Guy 1: Have you seen Jay around?

Guy 2: Oh shit man, he opted out.

Guy 1: All my friends seem to be opting out lately

Guy2: Fuck it, let's drink
by anon12 February 5, 2013
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Can apply to absolutely ANYTHING!

After you've said 'im opting out', there really isnt anything the other person who you opted out from can do!

NOTE: After one person has opted out of something, the other person cannot say, "im opting out of you opting out" etc.. thats it, Opting Out is FINAL>
Police officer: "erm, lads, im gonna have to put you under

arrest for that"

You: "im sorry boys, im opting out"

Police officer: "......arg..oo..ou..erm, fair enough lads, well said, i cant really do much now can i, ill cya later"

You: "alright mate, just go for cruise in yah car or something"

police officer: "will do"
by Sam-Top May 3, 2006
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1. To leave or to quit doing something

2. To commit suicide
My fiend Opted-Out on the project last week
by Daniel the 2nd February 4, 2021
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To end one's life when one can't take on the abuse of the world. Used first in The Walking Dead Season 2 Episodes 1-3.
When the time comes where you can't take the world anymore you best Opt Out
by Vicktor "Wolf" Reznov March 18, 2021
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