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stock option

noun

Simple Definition of stock option

  • : a right that is given by a company to an employee that lets the employee purchase stock in the company usually for a price that is lower than the normal price

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of stock option

  1. 1 :  an option contract involving stock

  2. 2 :  a right granted by a corporation to officers or employees as a form of compensation that allows purchase of corporate stock at a fixed price usually within a specified period

1945

First Known Use of stock option

1945

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stock option

  1. see option 3




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