call option, call
n. the option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
n. (sports) the decision made by an umpire or referee; "he was ejected for protesting the call"
n. a visit in an official or professional capacity; "the pastor's calls on his parishioners"; "the salesman's call on a customer"
n. a brief social visit; "senior professors' wives no longer make afternoon calls on newcomers"; "the characters in Henry James' novels are forever paying calls on each other, usually in the parlor of some residence"
n. a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course; "he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call"
telephone call, phone call, call
n. a telephone connection; "she reported several anonymous calls"; "he placed a phone call to London"; "he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call"
n. an instruction that interrupts the program being executed; "Pascal performs calls by simply giving the name of the routine to be executed"
vociferation, shout, yell, call, outcry, cry
n. a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
n. a request; "many calls for Christmas stories"; "not many calls for buggywhips"
claim, call
n. a demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty"
n. a demand for a show of hands in a card game; "after two raises there was a call"
margin call, call
n. a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement
n. a term used in communications for the action taken by the transmitting station to establish a connection with the receiving station in a dial-up network
v. rouse somebody from sleep with a call; "I was called at 5 A.M. this morning"
call up, ring, phone, telephone, call
v. get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone; "I tried to call you all night"; "Take two aspirin and call me in the morning"
send for, call
v. order, request, or command to come; "She was called into the director's office"; "Call the police!"
v. challenge the sincerity or truthfulness of; "call the speaker on a question of fact"
v. indicate a decision in regard to; "call balls and strikes behind the plate"
call, address
v. greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name; "He always addresses me with `Sir'"; "Call me Mister"; "She calls him by first name"
foretell, predict, promise, anticipate, forebode, call, prognosticate
v. make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election"
v. ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality; "He called me a bastard"; "She called her children lazy and ungrateful"
call in, call
v. demand payment of (a loan); "Call a loan"
call, name
v. assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to; "They named their son David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader"
v. consider or regard as being; "I would not call her beautiful"
call off, call
v. give the calls (to the dancers) for a square dance
call, bid
v. make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands; "He called his trump"
v. order, summon, or request for a specific duty or activity, work, role; "He was already called 4 times for jury duty"; "They called him to active military duty"
call in, call, visit
v. pay a brief visit; "The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens"
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n. a document that serves as evidence of some expenditure
n. a statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument; "he stated his case clearly"
n. a cry or shout of approval
view, opinion
n. a message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof; "his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page"
Sung, Song dynasty, Sung dynasty, Song
n. the imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279; noted for art and literature and philosophy
n. a beckoning gesture
n. something suggestive of speech in being a medium of expression; "the wee small voice of conscience"; "the voice of experience"; "he said his voices told him to do it"
yell, cry
n. a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate); "a cry of rage"; "a yell of pain"
dictation, bidding, bid, command
n. an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
n. an order to appear in person at a given place and time
public debate, disputation, debate
n. the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote)
v. form or construct theories; "he thinks and theorizes all day"
v. mix in specific proportions; "gauge plaster"
v. talk pompously
talk, lecture
v. deliver a lecture or talk; "She will talk at Rutgers next week"; "Did you ever lecture at Harvard?"
v. imagine or consider beforehand; "It wasn't as bad as I had prefigured"
v. talk over conjecturally, or review in an idle or casual way and with an element of doubt or without sufficient reason to reach a conclusion; "We were speculating whether the President had to resign after the scandal"
denominate, designate
v. assign a name or title to
wave, beckon
v. signal with the hands or nod; "She waved to her friends"; "He waved his hand hospitably"
wave, beckon
v. signal with the hands or nod; "She waved to her friends"; "He waved his hand hospitably"
v. utter or express by whistling; "She whistled a melody"
v. utter or express by whistling; "She whistled a melody"
v. pronounce with a trill, of the phoneme `r'; "Some speakers trill their r's"
v. pronounce with a trill, of the phoneme `r'; "Some speakers trill their r's"
foresee, envision
v. picture to oneself; imagine possible; "I cannot envision him as President"
embark, venture
v. proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers; "We ventured into the world of high-tech and bought a supercomputer"
come to grips with, take on, undertake, tackle
v. accept as a challenge; "I'll tackle this difficult task"
convene, convoke
v. call together; "The students were convened in the auditorium"
v. establish radio communications with; "They managed to raise Hanoi last night"
speak, talk
v. exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words"
v. change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs"
put option, put
n. the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
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