Stock - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- the merchandise that a shop has on hand (syn: inventory)
- the handle of a handgun or the butt end of a rifle or shotgun or part of the support of a machine gun or artillery gun (syn: gunstock)
- a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation
- a supply of something available for future use (syn: fund, store)
- a special variety of domesticated animals within a species (syn: breed, strain)
- liquid in which meat and vegetables are simmered; used as a basis for e.g. soups or sauces (syn: broth)
- the reputation and popularity a person has
- persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant
- a plant or stem onto which a graft is made; especially a plant grown specifically to provide the root part of grafted plants
- any of several Old World plants cultivated for their brightly colored flowers (syn: gillyflower)
- any of various ornamental flowering plants of the genus Malcolmia
- lumber used in the construction of something
- the handle end of some implements or tools
- an ornamental white cravat (syn: neckcloth)
- any animals kept for use or profit (syn: livestock)
- equip with a stock
- supply with fish
- supply with livestock
- amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use (syn: buy in)
- provide or furnish with a stock of something
- put forth and grow sprouts or shoots (syn: sprout)
- regularly and widely used or sold (syn: standard)
That camera is out of stock.
Do you have any more light bulbs in stock?
They carry a large stock of computer software.
We built up an ample stock of food before the storm.
She always seems to have a fresh stock of funny jokes.
The value of his stocks has soared.
Most of her money is invested in stocks.
Do you own any stock?
Our store stocks only the finest goods.
Do you stock this item?
The bar is stocked with beer, wine and liquor.
They stocked the shelves in the store with a variety of imported foods.
Here are the stock patterns you can choose from.
She gave a stock answer to the reporter's question.
a dull narrative with stock characters
present participle: stocking
past tense: stocked
past participle: stocked