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noun 
  1. A contract to sell stock at a set price on or before a certain date.
He bought a January '08 for Procter and Gamble at 80 to hedge his bet.
verb (puts, putting, put)
  1. To place something somewhere
She her books on the table.
  1. To bring or set into a certain relation, state or condition
Put your horse in order!
He is putting all his energy into this one task.
She tends to herself in dangerous situations.
  1. (context, stock market) To exercise a put option
He got out of his Procter and Gamble bet by putting his shares at 80.
  1. To express something in a certain manner
When you it that way, I guess I can see your point.
  1. (sport) To throw a heavy iron ball. See shot put.
Translations: 
  • French: fr(fr, placer}}, t+)mettre
  • German: de(de, setzen, stellen(de), t+)legen
  • Italian: mettere(it)
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: es(es, poner, colocar(es), {{t-)situar
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, to bring or set into a certain relation, state or condition)
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, stock market, to excercise a put option)
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, to express something in a certain manner)
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom) (ttbc-top)
  • Dutch: zetten (plaatsen)
Etymology: (term, putte, lang=enm), from (term, putian, pÅtian, push, place, thrust)


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