Definition of "put"
  1. A contract option allowing the holder to sell a specific amount of a selected commodity or interest at a stated price, either before or on a predesignated date
How to use "put" in a sentence
  1. Despite the risk of a falling market, the investor is safe because he purchased a put.
  2. The trader used a put to protect his portfolio from potential loss.
  3. Relying on a put for the shares she owned, she felt secure against the fluctuating stock market.

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