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Option

Meanings and phrases

option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the act of choosing or selecting; choice; selection; pick
  2. 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
  3. one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen; alternative; choice

call option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an option to buy
  2. the option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date; call

covered option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a put or call option backed by the shares underlying the option

default option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an option that is selected automatically unless an alternative is specified; default

incentive option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an option granted to corporate executives if the company achieves certain financial goals; incentive stock option

incentive stock option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an option granted to corporate executives if the company achieves certain financial goals; incentive option

local option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. freedom of a local government to determine by popular vote the applicability of a controversial law in their jurisdiction

lock-up option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an option to buy the crown jewels offered to a white knight in order to forestall a hostile takeover

naked option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a put or call option for which the seller or buyer has no underlying security position

put option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an option to sell
  2. the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date; put

soft option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an easier alternative

stock option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the right to buy or sell a stock at a specified price within a stated period
  2. 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

option to buy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Sampdoria, borrowed Tozzo with option to buy.
  • And there is the option to buy individual channels at $1 each.
  • The RAF had the option to buy or return the aircraft to Boeing.

given the option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The player is given the option to kill Blake or let him go.
  • The cutter is usually given the option of "knocking" instead of cutting.
  • The FED district bank was given the option to enforce or deny the provision.

only option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • No divisions were available; independence was the only option.
  • For those areas where no powered-machinery is available blade shears are the only option.
  • The suspects asked for a second exit and Huber lied and said the front door was the only option.

option to purchase

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On 13 January 2020, he joined SPAL on loan with an option to purchase.
  • The deal included an option to purchase for a fee of around €1 million.
  • On 31 January 2020, he joined Lecce on loan with an option to purchase.

no option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • These people were left with no option but to escape.
  • The police had no option but to fire at him".
  • Jay has no option but to do what Lomas asks.

other option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The other option is to fly with a safety pilot.
  • Hari, left with no other option, explains his behaviour.
  • Pasupathy, with no other option, arranges for their marriage.

best option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Gaius Iulius Verus Maximinus was the next best option.
  • Diamond is considered the best option to address this issue.
  • The best option is for hunters to switch to non-lead ammunition.

not an option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Surrender is not an option during or between battles.
  • This is not an option when moving permanently.
  • Poured concrete is not an option because it will crack.

open the option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Another 171 school districts adopted a preliminary budget leaving open the option of exceeded the Index limit.
  • Another 181 school districts adopted a preliminary budget leaving open the option of exceeding the Index limit.
  • For 2012–2013, 274 school districts adopted a resolution certifying that tax rates would not be increased above their index; 223 school districts adopted a preliminary budget leaving open the option of exceeded the Index limit.

viable option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Tire-less, it still remained a viable option.
  • E-courses are also a viable option for distance learning.
  • ETC is also a more viable option than other alternatives by definition.

option to extend

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He agreed a five-year contract with the option to extend for a further year.
  • He signed a two-year contract with an option to extend the deal by 12 months.
  • Nevertheless, the club took up their option to extend his contract for a further year.

another option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Amphotericin B is another option.
  • Air strike is another option.
  • Community colleges offer another option at this transitional stage of education.

first option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A full-scale invasion was not the administration's first option.
  • To entice purchasers he sold lottery tickets with first option on choice lots as one set of prizes.
  • The first option is less logical, but results in shorter marks for most English language libraries.

second option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This leaves the second option: that it is false.
  • This second option represents 61% of the fair’s surface area.
  • He averaged 20.5 points per game as a second option to Jack Gibbs.

option of exceeded

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Another 171 school districts adopted a preliminary budget leaving open the option of exceeded the Index limit.
  • For 2012–2013, 274 school districts adopted a resolution certifying that tax rates would not be increased above their index; 223 school districts adopted a preliminary budget leaving open the option of exceeded the Index limit.
  • For 2012-2013, 274 school districts adopted a resolution certifying that tax rates would not be increased above their index; 223 school districts adopted a preliminary budget leaving open the option of exceeded the Index limit.

no other option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Hari, left with no other option, explains his behaviour.
  • Pasupathy, with no other option, arranges for their marriage.
  • People were wetting and soiling themselves as there was no other option.

third option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A third option is to not cache content requested by the client.
  • The results were that out of 2,842 respondents, most preferred the third option.
  • A third option, "A", restricts black pigment to a black-and-tan pattern called seal brown.

treatment option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Medications have also gained acceptance as a treatment option for taijin kyofusho.
  • This versatility allows for Cloderm cream to be a treatment option for a variety of patients.
  • Acitretin is a viable treatment option for organ transplant patients according to expert opinion.

contract option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The club picked up his contract option on December 9, 2018.
  • VfB Stuttgart secured the contract option to sign Sakai permanently.
  • Cincinnati declined his contract option at the end of the 2019 season.

preferred option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In problem 1, people preferred option A with a rate of 74% over option B with 26%.
  • Due to these limitation vehicles on belts have been the preferred option in Antarctica.
  • In problem 2, people preferred option D with a rate of 58% over option C with a rate of 42%.

option of taking

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Here, Black has the option of taking the unprotected pawn on e4, but it is considered "poisoned".)
  • Students have the option of taking College Board approved courses and then taking the College Board's examination in the Spring.

engine option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • ft. of torque, and serves as the base engine option.
  • The only engine option is a 114 hp 1.5L with a 5-speed manual.
  • The only engine option was the petrol "B14", combined with either the CVT or a four-speed manual.

option to make

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Zulte Waregem for five months with an option to make the move permanently afterwards.
  • He signed a season-long deal with an option to make the move permanent in West Bromwich Albion's favour.
  • on loan until June 2019, with the Italian club having the option to make the move permanent for €10 million.

club option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He received a $1.15 million contract, with a club option for 2008.
  • On 14 March 2018, he was signed to a one-year contract with a club option for an additional year.
  • He earned $1.25 million in 2006 with a club option worth $2.5 million in 2007 (with a $250,000 buyout).

option of adopting

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Each year, the School Board has the option of adopting either: 1) a resolution in January certifying they will not increase taxes above their index or 2) a preliminary budget in February.
  • Each year, Derry Area School Board has the option of adopting either 1) a resolution in January certifying they will not increase taxes above their index or 2) a preliminary budget in February.
  • Each year, Franklin Area School Board has the option of adopting either 1) a resolution in January certifying they will not increase taxes above their index or 2) a preliminary budget in February.

option available

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Synchro option available.
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