set price

set one's (own) price

to name the (relatively high) price at which one is willing to sell something. If you have a first edition of Milton, you can almost set your own price. They are in great demand by collectors.
See also: price, set
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Remember: A "call'' option is a contract that represents the right to buy a stock at a set price by a set date; a "put'' option is a contract to sell a stock at a set price by a set date.
The Government of Kazakhstan will set price caps for gasoline and diesel fuel monthly and will determine a single operator for the regulation of wholesale fuel supplies from Russia with the purpose of stabilization of the situation in oil market in the country, said Minister of Economy and Budget Planning Yerbolat Dosayev at today's Government meeting.
The company, which runs services between London and South Wales and the south-west of England, denied the claim, saying there was no single set price for an advance purchase ticket because prices varied depending on how busy a train was.
Islamic Development Bank, a Jeddah-based multilateral institution, has set price guidance for a USD1bn Islamic bond sale.
The ministry has called on citizens to report any stores selling the cylinders, which are used in Yemeni households for needs like cooking, for more than the set price, enraging merchants.
THE HEAD of the Committee for Protection of Competition (CPC) yesterday said she was concerned parliament's decision to pass a law allowing the government to set price caps on certain basic consumer commodities could backfire.
Wera Chiseldriver 3 Piece Screwdriver Set Price pounds 14.
Flight passes allow travelers to book several flights at once for a set price.
It's not like 15 years ago, when most colleges and universities set price based on what was necessary to balance the budget (and, for public institutions, what would be politically acceptable).
Customers have the option of a fixed-price takeout, where IBM provides a set price, paid within 30 days of receipt of equipment.
Clinton got her "Vaccine for Children Act" implemented in 1993, the federal government, not private entities became the major purchaser of vaccines, and the government set price caps on vaccines.
The price of electricity will be more stable, they predict, because private suppliers can enter contracts with the government to produce electricity at a set price for a certain period of time.
Worried about schedules and budgets, developers are comforted by a GC's ability to assume the risk and guarantee delivery for a set price, which is often less than a total CM price.
The set price will be paid for all purchased shares, even those tendered at a lower price.
Under the Prospective Payment System (PPS) implemented by Medicare in 1983, hospitals are paid a set price for each Medicare patient treated, rather than being reimbursed for the patient's costs as had been done previously.