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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.


(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


(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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But not all of the animal charities agree that numbers are growing or that more dogs are being put to sleep.
For one dog to have to be put to sleep immediately by a vet to prevent further suffering shows just how horrific a condition it was in.
The presentation for the William Hill TV Trophy at Wimbledon in 2002, won by the Paul Youngtrained Serious Dog, who has been put to sleep
This is to avoid having to put to sleep a considerable number of unaffected dogs in the sanctuary, which otherwise would not have been infected by the virus; which, as Mrs Kirsopp is sadly aware, happened a number of times during her tenure.
Named Skelly, because she resembled a walking skeleton, she was put on fluids, several small meals a day and antibiotics for the skin sore but had to be put to sleep on Thursday as she was unable to eat and vets feared her internal organs had shut down due to starvation.
The risk of SIDS is higher for infants who are put to sleep on their backs at home, but are put to sleep on their stomachs in child care.
It seems much too grand and too vague, over half a century later, like an evil that was long put to sleep.
They believe the evidence shows that timesheets must be put to sleep, along with the billable hour.
A MOTHER hanged herself after killing her two young sons with drugs and tucking them up in bed as if they had been put to sleep.
The public health message telling caregivers to put babies to sleep on their backs has paid off: A new study reports that between 1992 and 1996 the frequency of babies being put to sleep on their stomachs dropped by 66 percent.
The second, a young female tortoiseshell, was collected two days later and also put to sleep because of her condition.
Sadly the four-month-old Akita bitch had to be put to sleep after being found dumped at Ripponden.