share option

noun

Definition of share option

British
: 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

Word by Word Definitions

share play
  1. : plowshare

  1. : a portion belonging to, due to, or contributed by an individual or group

  2. : one's full or fair portion

  3. : the part allotted or belonging to one of a number owning together property or interest

  1. : to divide and distribute in shares : apportion

  2. : to partake of, use, experience, occupy, or enjoy with others

  3. : to have in common

option play
  1. : an act of choosing

  2. : the power or right to choose : freedom of choice

  3. : a privilege of demanding fulfillment of a contract on any day within a specified time

  1. : to grant or take an option on

  2. : to acquire the exclusive right to use (an author's work) as the basis for a motion picture


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