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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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The amassed weight of the international community would be put upon a transgressor state--again, a primary design of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
When such huge burdens were put upon the State, particularly fighting two world-wide wars, why didn't Canada go massively into debt?
The actor playing the director knows how to be hard, bullish and even dashing; the diva shrill and put upon.
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Had he chosen to support LOST, then we very well may have had this atrocity put upon us a quarter century ago.
He spent too much time away from the fray to put upon his country such a lasting imprint.
The critical element remains the very low value put upon Afghan civilian lives by US military planners and the political elite, as clearly revealed by US willingness to bomb heavily populated regions,' Herold writes.
I put upon his manly chest three big black buttons for his vest.
It has been understood in recent years that we are called to be good stewards of the earth and by extension the technologies we put upon her.
There' s the power junkie, the greedy, the put upon those who would rather be anywhere else than home, those who can say no and those where work is the only place they receive any recognition.
You are to turn over your refinery to my appraisers, and I will give you Standard Oil Company stock or cash, as you prefer, for the value we put upon it.
DENVER--"There is so much in the world that needs healing," said Harry Belafonte, "and in most instances I'm convinced that only artists can bring to the table the stimulus, the insight, the revelations that will move the human head, fill the human mind, and put upon people the joy of reaching out to one another, to try and make a difference.