Meaning of PUT in English

PUT

n.

Function: noun

Date: 14th century

1 : a throw made with an overhand pushing motion specifically : the act or an instance of putting the shot

2 : an option to sell a specified amount of a security (as a stock) or commodity (as wheat) at a fixed price at or within a specified time ― compare CALL 3d

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.