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Put

An option—a right that operates as a continuing proposal—given in exchange for consideration—something of value—permitting its holder to sell a particular stock or commodity at a fixed price for a stated quantity and within a limited time period.

A put is purchased for a fee paid to the person who agrees to accept the stock or goods if they are offered. The purchaser of this right to sell expects the price of the stock or commodity to decrease so that he can deliver the stock or commodity at a profit. If the price rises, the option need not be exercised. The reverse transaction is a call.

put

(Place), verb apply, assign a place, attach, base, deposit, dispense, fix, give, imbed, implant, infuse, inject, install, instill, introduce, lodge, park, place, plant, raise, repose, seat, set, site, situate, station, submit, tender
Associated concepts: constructive bailment, involuntary bailment

put

(Phrase), verb ascribe, attribute, cast, describe, impute, pose, posit, postulate, present, propound, say, set forth, state, throw
See also: advance, deposit, dispose, give, house, impute, introduce, locate, lodge, phrase, place, plant, raise, repose, situated, submit

TO PUT, pleading. To select, to demand; as, the said C D puts himself upon the country; that is, he selects the trial by jury, as the mode of settling the matter in dispute, and does not rely upon an issue in law. Gould, Pl. c. 6. part 1, Sec. 19.

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We are hoping after one to two years of travel and seeing more of the world we will feel more fulfilled and will figure out where to put down roots and start a family.
Graduates are now starting to put down roots in Birmingham
Campbell Robb, Shelter's chief executive, said: "The fact that vast numbers of people fear their grandchildren will never have a home to put down roots in, highlights the sad truth that this country is once again at the mercy of a housing crisis.
With its (almost) year-round sunshine, miles of amazing beaches and generally, a more laid-back way of life, it's not difficult to understand why the land Down Under has long since been a magnet for Brits looking for an ideal place to put down roots.
But they've been living out of suitcases for a while and are desperate to put down roots somewhere, whether it's in Hertfordshire or Italy.
A YOUNG gardener who put down roots in Northumberland after working as a horticultural instructor in Sussex has fulfilled his ambition of opening his own plant nursery.
They have lived here many years, they have put down roots, work hard and are widely respected.
I am new to Bahrain's expatriate community but I never felt that I can put down roots here.
06), she wrote, "How wonderful it would be if more artists came home and put down roots in .
One such family is the Urbina-Hernandez clan, which has put down roots not only in this area, but in Arizona, Georgia, New York, New Jersey, Kentucky, Florida and in other Southern California cities.
But they put down roots after taking up an offer that came out of the blue, explained Belfast-born Bryan: "One day we got chatting to an artist at Wayfarers arcade about books.
These will put down roots into the soil every eight to 12 inches, and each plant puts out many runners.