option contract

agreement which allows one party to choose whether or not to participate in the agreement

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • option contract — see contract Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. option contract n …   Law dictionary

  • Option contract — Contract law Part …   Wikipedia

  • option contract — A unilateral contract giving the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell a commodity, or a futures contract, at a specified price within a certain time period. It is unilateral because only one party (the buyer) has the right to… …   Financial and business terms

  • option contract — Fin see option …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • Option contract —   The right but not the obligation to buy or sell a specific quantity of an underlying instrument on or before a specific date in the future …   International financial encyclopaedia

  • option contract — / ɒpʃən ˌkɒntrækt/ noun a right to buy or sell shares at a fixed price …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • option — op·tion 1 / äp shən/ n 1: the power or right to choose; also: a choice made or available 2: a privilege of demanding fulfillment of a contract on any day within a specified time 3: a contract conveying in exchange for the payment of a premium a… …   Law dictionary

  • contract — con·tract 1 / kän ˌtrakt/ n [Latin contractus from contrahere to draw together, enter into (a relationship or agreement), from com with, together + trahere to draw] 1: an agreement between two or more parties that creates in each party a duty to… …   Law dictionary

  • Option — may refer to Contents 1 Legal rights 2 Sport 3 Computing 4 Publications 5 History …   Wikipedia

  • Option (finance) — Stock option redirects here. For the employee incentive, see Employee stock option. Financial markets Public market Exchange Securities Bond market Fixed income …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.