put

Definitions (2)

1. An option contract that gives the holder the right to sell a certain quantity of an underlying security to the writer of the option, at a specified price (strike price) up to a specified date (expiration date); here also called put option.
2. The act of exercising a put option. opposite of call.

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You should try and get a PUT deal in place if you are the holder to give yourself greater flexibility.

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We had decided on exercising the option contract, we were also especially interested in a put, as it was advised to us.

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We had to put a lot more hours into actually hiring competent staff rather than just hiring whoever walked in the door.

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