option option  /ˈɑp ʃən/


  1. (n) 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
  2. (n) one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen
  3. (n) the act of choosing or selecting


  1. Stock options for all is the latest in pay.
  2. Stock options for all is the latest in pay.


  1. Amex Enters Into an Option Agreement for the Perron Property and Share Purchase With Agnico Eagle Mines Limited

    Amex Exploration Inc. is pleased to announce that it has granted Agnico Eagle Mines Limited , an option to acquire an undivided 51% interest in the Perron property .
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Largest option buying in equities so far

    Largest option buying in equities so far
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Index, ETF option volumes near midday

    Total option volume is again strong today as 10 million contracts have changed hands so far, with relatively bearish sentiment in the major indexes and ETFs, according to optionMONSTER data systems. More ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: optionMONSTER via Yahoo! Finance


  1. Citing his concerns for the impact on the federal deficit, Senator Joe Lieberman of Connecticut told Fox News on Sunday that "if the public-option plan is in there, as a matter of conscience," he would not support the bill.
    on Nov 8, 2009 By: Joe Lieberman Source: TIME

  2. "I'm going to keep this Senate option for me a real possibility, you know, and therefore I can drive a hard bargain," Mr. Blagojevich said in a recorded conversation with an adviser, according to the affidavit.
    on Dec 9, 2008 By: Rod Blagojevich Source: New York Times

  3. "This is something that all of us will swallow hard and go forward with. The option of doing nothing is simply not an acceptable option," McCain said.
    on Sep 28, 2008 By: John McCain Source: AFP

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