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stock option

Definitions of stock option
  1. noun
    the right to buy or sell a stock at a specified price within a stated period
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    types:
    call option
    an option to buy
    put option
    an option to sell
    type of:
    option
    the right to buy or sell property at an agreed price; the right is purchased and if it is not exercised by a stated date the money is forfeited
  2. noun
    a benefit given by a company to an employee in the form of an option to buy stock in the company at a discount or at a fixed price
    stock options are not much use as an incentive if the price at which they can be exercised is out of reach”
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    type of:
    benefit
    financial assistance in time of need
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