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
Full Definition of stock option
1 : an option contract involving stock
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
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