Definitions of Put option:
* A contract that gives the holder the right to sell a specified
number of shares (usually 100) of a particular stock, stock index or
dollar face value of bonds, at a predetermined price--called the
"strike price"--on or before the option's expiration date. ...
* A put option (sometimes simply called a "put") is a financial
contract between two parties, the buyer and the writer (seller) of
the option. ...
* A put option gives the holder the right but does not impose an
obligation to sell a specified asset (financial, physical, or
notional) at a set price within a specified time period or on a
* An option contract giving the owner the right, but not the
obligation, to sell a specified amount of an underlying security at
a strike price within a specified time. ...
* An option contract that gives the holder the right to sell (or
"put"), and places upon the writer the obligation to purchase, a ...
* An option contract that gives the owner the right to sell the
underlying stock at a specified price (its strike price) for a
certain, fixed period of time (until its expiration). ...
* An option that gives the option buyer the right but not the
obligation to sell (go short) the underlying futures contract at the
strike price on or before the expiration date of the option.
* An option that gives the option buyer the right, but not the
obligation, to sell the underlying futures contract at a particular
price on or before a particular date.
* an option to sell
* An option to sell 100 shares of stock at a specified price within
a set period of time. The buyer pays a forfeitable premium that is
lost if he or she chooses not to exercise the option.
* An option to take a sold futures position at a predetermined
price. See OPTION
* An option where the buyer gets the right to sell the underlying
security at a specified future date.
* Contract that grants the right to sell at a specified price at
some time in the future.
* Contract that permits the sale of security (and requires a party
to purchase such security) at a set price within a specified time.
* Gives the buyer the right to sell a number of shares of stock at a
price until the option's expiration date. Put buyers hope the price
of the stock will fall. Puts may also be purchased to protect an
investment in case the price of the stock goes down. ...
* Gives the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to sell a
specific futures contract at a predetermined price within a limited
period of time.
* gives the investor the right to sell 100 shares.
* is the right of the Option Buyer to sell Financial Assets to the
Option Writer at the price and on the due date agreed under the
* means the right to sell a specific number of securities at a
specified price on or before a specified date
* Right of a seller, upon cash payment of premium money to the
buyer, to deliver all or any part of such transaction within a
stated period at an agreed price.
* The holder of this Option has the right to sell the Underlying
Security which is the object of the Contract at the Strike Price.
The seller is obliged to buy said Underlying Security if the buyer
exercises its right. ...
* The investor's right to demand repayment of principal prior to a
bond's maturity. In the case of variable or floating rate debt, this
right is referred to as a demand option.
* the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity
future) at a given price before a given date
* The requirement to purchase equipment at a particular time and at
a predetermined price. In a lease transaction, this is a lessor's
right to force the lessee (or some third party) to purchase the
equipment at the end of the lease term. IRS guidelines prohibit put
options in tax-oriented leases.
* The right but not the obligation to sell at an agreed price at or
within a stated future time.
* The right to sell shares at an agreed price on a future date (see
* The right to sell the underlying asset at a specified price and on
a specified date.
* The seller of the option is under an obligation to purchase
(should the buyer of the option so wish) the underlying holding at a
predetermined price on a predetermined future date. Unlimited