Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun stock_option

2 senses of stock option

Sense 1
stock option -- (the right to buy or sell a stock at a specified price within a stated period)
       => option -- (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)

Sense 2
stock option -- (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; "stock options are not much use as an incentive if the price at which they can be exercised is out of reach")
       => benefit -- (financial assistance in time of need)

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