Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To remove from a list, especially from a list of securities that may be traded on a stock exchange: delisted the stock.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To remove from an official register or list.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. remove (a security) from listing at a stock exchange

Etymologies

de- +‎ list (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Earlier in 2008, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued an opinion in a case that was initiated by 15 states and other groups, challenging the EPA's decision to "delist" mercury as a hazardous air pollutant.

    Kate Kelly: Mamet and Mercury

  • The internet is just beginning to buzz today regarding news that Microsoft has reportedly approached Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. to discuss a deal whereby News Corp. would "delist" its websites from Google (and, most likely, other search engines that are not using Microsoft's Bing search engine) in exchange for cash from Microsoft.

    Jonathan Steinsapir: An Epic Internet Copyright Battle on the Horizon? Microsoft and News Corp. vs. Google, Maybe

  • Lawyers for the new administration instead said the Environmental Protection Agency would abide by a lower court ruling that threw out a Bush-era EPA rule that sought to "delist" mercury from a list of pollutants the agency is required to control at each power plant.

    Supreme Court Won't Hear Power Plant Case

  • VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Delisting North Korea'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Did President Bush, reeling from the U.S. financial meltdown and continuing misfortune in Iraq, finally relent to North Korean saber-rattling and prematurely "delist" a country he once deemed part of the "axis of evil"?'

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Delisting North Korea

  • Did President Bush, reeling from the U.S. financial meltdown and continuing misfortune in Iraq, finally relent to North Korean saber-rattling and prematurely 'delist' a country he once deemed part of the 'axis of evil'?

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Delisting North Korea

  • As Pollutant Struck Down Coal-burning utilities and the Bush administration suffered another setback with a federal appeals court decision that slaps down the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to "delist" mercury from a list of pollutants it is required to control at each power plant.

    EPA Bid to Delist Mercury

  • Ahmedabad-based FMCG firm Nirma today said it has made an exit offer to the remaining shareholders to tender their shares till March next year following its plans to delist from bourses.

    Morning News Roundup

  • NEW DELHI -- Saint-Gobain Sekurit India's shares are down 6% on Thursday on news that the company will seek to delist voluntarily from the Bombay Stock Exchange.

    Saint-Gobain Sekurit Down on Delisting Move

  • But the revision of the accounts didn't cause the company's liabilities to exceed its assets, a factor that would have compelled the TSE to delist the shares.

    Olympus Is Likely to Remain Listed

  • The New York Stock Exchange said Thursday that it will delist AMR's common stock and some related securities prior to the market opening next Thursday because the shares have fallen below the exchange's minimum average closing price of $1 for 30 trading days.

    AMR Was Bracing for Bankruptcy

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