Definition of put option in English:

put option

noun

Stock Market
  • An option to sell assets at an agreed price on or before a particular date.

    • ‘A collar is the equivalent of buying a call option and selling a put option.’
    • ‘The deal included a put option to sell the rest of Fiat Auto to GM between 2004 and 2009.’
    • ‘But maximum losses are limited here because we have a long put option (with a strike price of 50).’
    • ‘I can buy a put option with a strike price of £6.00 allowing me to sell 100 shares in three months time.’
    • ‘On one day alone last week, more than 12,600 put options for July, priced at 200p, changed hands.’